But why the sudden change of heart by all of these sanctuary liberal strongholds?
Well, according to Jonathan Stempel of Reuters News Service, “President Donald Trump’s administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement funds from states and cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday.”
Ohhh, that’s why!
Now we’ll see how much federal money these liberal sanctuary cities are willing to do without.
I believe we’ll see a shining example here of how “money talks and BS walks!”
“The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan was a victory for [President] Trump in his years-long fight with so-called sanctuary jurisdictions.”
“It overturned a lower court ruling directing the release of federal funds to New York City and the states of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington.”
“The states and cities sued over a 2017 policy conditioning receipt of the funds by state and local governments on their giving federal immigration officials access to their jails, and advance notice when immigrants in the country illegally are being released from custody.”
Just to let you know, if you’re not already aware, the democrats in this country have been influencing behavior, by cities and the states, with the promise of or the withholding of federal money for decades.
It is almost comical that they chose to sue the federal government over doing the same thing they themselves have used to their benefit without question.
“Wednesday’s decision sets up a possible appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, which often resolves legal disputes that divide lower courts.”
Ha! Good luck with that appeal!
“A U.S. Justice Department spokesman called the decision a ‘major victory for Americans’ in recognizing Attorney General William Barr’s authority to ensure that grant recipients do not thwart federal law enforcement priorities.”
It is a major WIN for American across the country.
Are you tired of winning yet?
I know I’m not!
“His [President Trump’s] battle against Democratic-led ‘sanctuary’ jurisdictions focuses on laws and policies making it harder for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to find and arrest immigrants they consider deportable.”
“U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan in Nov. 2018 declared the conditions unconstitutional, saying the administration acted arbitrarily and capriciously in withholding grants without considering the impact on local law enforcement.”
“Acted arbitrarily and capriciously?” Oh, you mean like when local police let dangerous criminal back out into their communities with no concern about the safety of their citizens, Judge Ramos?
“[The DOJ], however, said the conditions ‘help the federal government enforce national immigration laws and policies supported by successive Democratic and Republican administrations.’”
Like I said earlier, the democrats in this country have been influencing behavior, by cities and the states, with the promise of or the withholding of federal money for decades and decades.
Karma’s a b…h, ain’t it!
And, “what goes around comes around!”
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