As much as it pains me to say, as a resident of Illinois, Dicky Durbin has been my Senator for 20 years. A senator is supposed to look out for their state. As such, I expect the person representing Illinois to represent our interests and prioritize accordingly. Dick Durbin never has quite understood that task, and now he is fully admitting it. Instead of looking at the myriad of problems plaguing Illinois, Durbin is focusing all of his attention on one single issue: the “Dreamers.”
Durbin, of course, has recently made headlines for telling the world that President Trump, in a closed door meeting, referred to several third world nations as “sh*tholes.” Which, in turn, started a sh*tstorm. Durbin knew exactly what he was doing by saying this, pouring fuel on simmering accusations of Trump being a racist. And despite the fact that Trump was never considered a racist in the more than 30 years in the spotlight before running for office, and denies making the comment, the MSM has decided it is fact and that Senator Durbin’s revelations are evidence.
However, what the MSM will not tell you is that Dick Durbin has a long history of lying, and was even called out by the Obama White House for doing so. This man is a slimy and dishonest man who will say whatever he wants to get what he wants. And what does he want? Well, Monday he revealed what he is working “full time” for and it is clearly NOT the citizens of Illinois.
H/T Daily Wire
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said on Monday that his role in the United States Senate — where he makes $174,000 per year — is working “full time” for the rights of illegal aliens in the U.S.
Durbin made the comments in response to a reporter who pointed out that Durbin’s colleagues claim he is lying about the private White House meeting he had with President Trump — something he has a history of doing.
“Listen, politics ain’t beanbag. When you get into tough, complicated, contentious issues, sometimes rhetoric gets very fiery,” Durbin said. “If you don’t have a tough skin, this is not a good business to get into. I know what happened. I stand behind every word that I said in terms of that meeting.”
Durbin then revealed that he is spending all of his time working for illegal aliens and not for the hard-working Americans who elected him to public office.
“I’m focused on one thing — not that meeting — but on making sure that those who are being protected by DACA and eligible for the DREAM Act have a future in America,” Durbin continued. “I am focused on that full time.”
Sen. Durbin responds to @SenTomCotton who says he "misrepresented" what @realDonaldTrump said during Oval Office meeting when @SenatorDurbin says referred "shi-hole" countries. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/NflI5XzlhC
— Mike Puccinelli (@MPuccinelliCBS2) January 15, 2018
So my senator is focused “FULL TIME” on DACA. How about focusing even a little of your precious time on gang violence in Chicago? How about the fact that Illinois is rated the absolute WORST state for taxes? How about the fact the Illinois is number one in states losing population? That’s just a start. Gallup says that half of Illinoisans want out. Surely there are other issues that need his attention other than illegal adults who have no right to be feeding off our generosity?
Look, I feel bad that the DACA people were brought here by no fault of their own (though their parents should be held responsible, not rewarded) and I see that something needs to be done that is fair, but that doesn’t mean their fate should hold our country hostage. They are being used as a bargaining chip by Democrats to hold up congressional business. How can that possibly be in the best interest of the country, which is what their entire focus SHOULD be?!
As an Illinois voter, Dick Durbin has never gotten my vote, and never will. But I hope his admission that his focus is entirely on the rights of illegal immigrants and NOT on the interests of Illinois or the country on the whole, will wake up some people who think he is looking out for them. Dick Durbin has reigned as Senator while Illinois moved up the list to number one of worst states in the union. His focus now has nothing to do with fixing that situation and for that, I hope his days in office are numbered.