The 'R' word
"There have been some estimates that if you deported everybody who is in Texas illegally," it "would create an economic recession for the state."
Case of he said, they may have said
"There have even been Republican congressmen who have said, ‘If you give us more money we don't know where we would even put additional Border Patrol agents.’ "
"The President has decided to move forward with executive actions on immigration that he has said on numerous occasions that he didn’t have the constitutional power to take."
Tries to stop Obama's immigration action, not checks specifically
A bill from U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho attempts to restrict the administration's ability to conduct national security and criminal background checks on undocumented immigrants.
We'd be more like Europe without them
"We are younger than our competitors, and this is entirely because of immigration."
Close to 15 instances
President Barack Obama "said over 20 times he did not have the legal authority" to act as he did on immigration.
Immigrants have done well but not that well
Immigrants "have captured all of the nearly 9 million jobs created since 2000."
But Obama's action is more sweeping
"Every president since Eisenhower has taken executive action to address immigration issues."
Numbers are right, but comparison imperfect
Citing his efforts to secure the border, Obama said, "Overall, the number of people trying to cross our border illegally is the lowest it has been since the 1970s."
UPDATED: If you use the highest estimate
On immigration, what reports say President Barack Obama "plans to do is roughly on the same scale" as what President George H.W. Bush did.
Raw numbers not the best measurement
"There are more people living in this country who were not born here than at anytime in the history of the country."
All presidents acted, but few so sweepingly
"The actions I’m taking" are "the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican president and every single Democratic president for the past half-century."
Exit polls say otherwise
In the 2014 elections, "the American people overwhelmingly said we don't want Obamacare … and we don't want amnesty."
From 'I'm not a king' to 'obliged to do everything I can'
"My position hasn’t changed" on using executive authority to address immigration issues.
No, but they are more reliable voters
"It is senior citizens, not Hispanics, who are the fastest-growing demographic in this country."
Should've skipped 'vast'
"Every single day in this country, 1,000 people are deported and the vast majority of those people that are deported aren't criminals."
What a difference 58 years makes
Says the 1956 Republican Party platform supported equal pay, the minimum wage, asylum for refugees, protections for unions and more.
Both came to support it after opposing it
Rick Scott says he supported in-state tuition for Dreamers while Charlie Crist was against it.
If bill would have changed nothing why veto it?
Says a bill he vetoed to give driver licenses to certain immigrants known as Dreamers would have changed "nothing."
Faith in facts
"Prayer rugs have recently been found on the Texas side of the border in the brush."
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