Trump’s Continued Presence in the Race

5440384453_4669d0096b_bTed Cruz’s victory in Iowa, along with Trump’s continued presence in the race, means that outsiders with strong immigration control positions are shaping this race to the advantage of those Americans who seek real immigration reform.  The fact that Cruz won despite his unfavorable positions on Ethanol – a favorite for Iowa caucus-goers – demonstrated that by aligning himself with border-control champions Iowa’s Steve King and Alabama’s Jeff Sessions, immigration control and opposition to amnesty have real political power.

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Dan is the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)'s President after joining the organization in 1982. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress, and been cited in the media as "America's best-known immigration reformer." Dan has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and, in addition to being a contributing editor to, has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.

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    Dan, I’ll Repeat My Blog Comment I Just made to Leland


    Just 2 Hrs Ago Leland

    Trump’s Twitters documented that Ted Cruz used “fraud” and “lies” at the Iowa Caucases by alleging Ben Carson was dropping out of the race and “come vote for him”.

    Trump is calling the “Republican Establishment Fraud” “a disgrace”. As always, Trump has a legal foot and evidence to stand on. IOWs PROOF. He’s calling for a new Caucasus Election….remember when Bush stole Florida from Gore? It wasn’t primaries either. Had Trump been there, the “whistle would have been blown sooner I imagine”.

    The Republican [Democrat too] open border Primary politicians can be thieves and liars according to Trump. I think he’s right and there should be another vote. That’s why Cruz beat Trump in the caucuses when Trump controlled a majority State Vote….”