California’s Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom released a video this week dissing The Donald’s proposal to build a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico and calling his ideas on immigration dangerous.
Newsom is planning to run for California governor in 2018, and he got a head start this week attacking Trump’s immigration ideas with his political cartoon.
Meanwhile, President Barack Obama called Republican immigrant bashing un-American during an Iowa town hall meeting, according to Politics USA.
This whole anti-immigrant sentiment that’s out there in our politics right now is contrary to who we are…There are a whole bunch of folks who came here from all over Europe and all throughout Asia and all throughout Central America and all — and certainly who came from Africa…Suddenly we are treating new immigrants as if they’re the problem, when your grandparents were treated like the problem, or your great-grandparents were treated like the problem, or were considered somehow unworthy or uneducated or unwashed — no. That’s not who we are. It’s not who we are….When I hear folks talking as if somehow these kids are different from my kids or less worthy in the eyes of God, that somehow they are less worthy of our respect and consideration and care, I think that’s un-American.
The two anti-Trump political attacks come as the Republican Party is gearing up for the second presidential debate. Obama made no secret of his attempt to influence the debates when he traveled to Iowa.
Newsom, meanwhile, is trying to attract some national attention with his anti-Trump political cartoon in the run-up to his 2018 gubernatorial campaign.
Democrats are trying to make Donald Trump the face of the Republican Party in the hopes the billionaire’s remarks on immigration will alienate voters. Hillary Clinton has also been trying to connect Trump’s radical ideas on immigration with the entire Republican Party as she attempts to lead her party to a 2016 Democratic victory.
The Donald continues to lead the multitude of other Republican candidates, and it’s beginning to look like Republican voters want him to be their candidate. In 10 out of the last 11 national polls, Trump has come out on top, according to ABC News.
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