This letter is in response to Ms. Skahan's letter to the editor in the Loudoun Times-Mirror on May 10. I am very sorry that you are so misinformed about our president. What laws and especially immigration laws do you believe our president has assaulted? You need to be specific. Do you know the laws?

Congress – your representatives in the House and the Senate – has the constitutional authority and duty to make laws. Any laws broken are handled by the judicial branch of the government, and the president heads the executive branch. If you have a problem with the law, talk to your “do nothing” Congress. Don’t blame the President.

I doubt very much that the president thinks the poor folks coming to our country are doing so “willy nilly.” I think he knows that this mass migration of people illegally crossing our border is highly organized. As long as Congress does nothing to reform our broken immigration laws, there will be chaos at the borders. We are not set up for the masses of people who are crossing the border every day. Congress can fix this by setting up a humane and secure system for immigration but they are refusing to do so for political reasons. This is unfair and dangerous to Americans and immigrants!

Do you really believe that our president thinks “abject force and cruel and unusual punishment” will solve our immigration problem? What makes you think that? He has consistently asked Congress to work on immigration reform and his administration put forth a “Keep the Family Together and Enforce the Law Act,” which Congress has not acted on. Because the president does care, he issued an executive order to detain the children and parents together. He is not lawless. The people flooding our border are lawless!

What makes you think that anyone is denied due process? All are given due process, but there are thousands and thousands and it takes time, money and people. The president has allocated funds to provide for these processes. He has done much more than Congress has to end the lawlessness.

Dale Belrose

Purcellville

(28) comments

amerigirl

Seriously has anyone ever heard of the “Keep the Family Together and Enforce the Law Act,”. There is no such animal. Trump claims that it was Obama who separated the families, but it was trump who created the "zero tolerance" policy. Funny how he always tries to blame somebody else when he gets caught doing something. Of course it has to be Obama or Clinton because he knows he will never be the person either of them were, so he just can't stop dwelling on them. .

swampfiller

Nonsense and more nonsense.

swampfiller

Of course you would think those unmentiable things that Clinton did with an intern just barely out of her teens are alright and he didn't offer to replace the dress he ruined, At best the LAW defines it as Sexual Harassment. And clinton is great compared to Obama. He makes me want to O'Vomit.

used to be a democrat

Historically the rate of immigration has run about 10 to 15 million per year. In the early 70s that number started rising until today it runs about 45 million per year. this can not be sustained. It is going to alter our country in ways that we cannot imagine. The solution is to lower that number. This is what our president is trying to do.. I believe the Democrats believe that if you offer lots of freebies, they will always vote with them. Is this a big part of why nothing gets changed?

amerigirl

That makes no sense, everyone knows that illegally crossings the southern U.S. border has been steadily falling for almost two decades. It has only risen recently. There isn't a reputable site that would dispute that. Part of the reason that it looks like such a greater increase is comments like those from Kirstjen Nielsen "Since this time last year, there has been a 325 percent increase in Unaccompanied Alien Children and a 435 percent increase in family units entering the country illegally." Wow that make it sound like a huge amount if you don't know that the year before, 2017, there was a significant drop compared with the previous four years, and those 4 years were part of the enormous dip in immigrants since 2000.

swampfiller

Everyone know that all you said is a lie. Based on my email experience I would doubt any site you could name. That's like saying CNN is true, and saying Alice in Wthis onderland is a true story. OF courseb there were parts that's wereb factlual, likeb whenn the queen was upset with her democrat advisors and shebstarted screeming OFF WITH THEIR HEADS.

swampfiller

I can makenup numbers, to. Did you know that 100% of all people born, die. Birth therefore causes death. Murder is the leading cause of death among babies, so 100% of all abortiions are murder. Makes sense.

swampfiller

Nice to see something correct and not a bunch of lies. You haven my sympathies about being a former democrat, that must have been difficult times. Glad to see your recovering nicely.

Wahoowah

Do you not know you had control of the Presidency and both houses of Congress and didn't do jack? That's not fake news. You had complete control and didn't do JACK. You WAITED to do NOTHING and blame someone else. PLEASE.

used to be a democrat

Both sides have had the president and both houses since the numbers took a big jump. Both sides have had the ability to alter things. Both sides have failed.

amerigirl

The democratic house has passed tons of bills,including on immigration. Mitch McConnell has vowed not to bring any to the floor. Which side is failing?

swampfiller

Just like the demoncrappoers when they had the power. The republicans are useless, the demons are More useless, and the socialists are corrupt.

Wahoowah

Ask Trump what Church he goes to, for all the Conservative Rabid Christians out there. Ask him what Church he goes to, after grabbing *ussy. You were all over Obama for not being American - ask Trump what Church he goes to. I can name the home Churches that both Obama and Clinton went to in DC. Haven't heard a thing about The Dump. Or his Non-American and Illegal American Wife and her Parents. What Church do they go to? Go ahead. The Church of MEEEEEERAHHHH LAGOOOOO.

romano

we all know what church Obama went to for 20 years...Jeremiah Wright's church, where they spewed anti-America and anti-white venom every day while Obama listened and learned.

amerigirl

Did you forget to mention that when Wright started doing that Obama distanced himself from and quit the Trinity church. It was not the common sermon theme for 20 years as you suggest

swampfiller

Amen

workhardgetahead

Fake News, you have what is called Trump Derangement Syndrome. Unfortunately, your Obamacare doesnt cover it.

amerigirl

[offtopic] Once again, what does your ranting have to do with this article? The lack of maturity is unbelievable,

used to be a democrat

Can you offer a source that confirms she is here illegally The rantings of a left wing does not equate to proof..

ron speakman

ABC and all networks rely on viewers like her to get their ratings by reporting fake news to low information people who actually believe the nonsense.

swampfiller

It's sad that anybody believes this drivel. She will say or do anything to get a vote. If she has children she doesn't understand the harm she is causing them with the ridicule they recieve from their friends.

amerigirl

According to who? trump, the most prolific liar of the century, his Orlando rally, 15 lies in 76 minutes, over 10,800 so far during his term. The term "low information people" is almost a direct quote from the liar in chief. If you make that kind of statement you should back it up with facts, good luck finding any.

swampfiller

I heard it only took you 10 minutes, BUt NANCY an schumer still have the record, they have yet to reach the truth.

swampfiller

You have him beat.

workhardgetahead

Skahan is blinded by her politics. God Forbid, if a crime was committed against her or a member of her family by an illegal alien she'd be the 1st one screaming about illegal ALIENS but she' d blame PRESIDENT Trump for it even although he is doing everything within his power to try to stop the flow of illegals. Democrats are the enemy within our borders. Giving them any power, especially now, would be committing sovereign suicide.

amerigirl

That's kinda funny considering that the Democratic House has passed immigration bills and the Republican Senate won't bring them to the floor.

swampfiller

Bull, you leave out most nof the details.

swampfiller

yeah, and pigs fly.

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