Public Safety Not Partisan Politics

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By Jeff Landry

Over recent months, Congressional Democrats have played politics with a humanitarian and national security crisis. Instead of seeking constructive dialogue to solve the problems at our southern border, the Left have used the situation to attack President Trump. This failure to work with Republicans has escalated recently into complete disregard for the rule of law and those who protect and serve.

In order to address the problem, we must understand how it arose. The Obama catch-and-release policy, which allowed criminals to be freed from detention while they are involved in removal proceedings, gave notice to all potential illegal aliens that kids would provide get-outof-jail-free cards. After being released from custody - the large majority disappear throughout our county and never return to court, unless they are arrested again for committing another crime.


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