Friday, December 4, 2015

Sens. Rubio, Graham Vote To Continue Muslim Immigration From Countries With Jihadist Movements

A pivotal vote on Muslim immigration split the Republican presidential field in the Senate..with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)43%and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 80%voting to continue to allow large scale Muslim immigration and Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)93%voting to pause Muslim immigration. The amendment, offered Sen. Rand Paul, would have suspended visa issuances to more than 30 Muslim countries with active Jihadist populations. Graham and Rubio were both members of the Gang of Eight, which proposed legislation that would expand Muslim immigration, and Paul and Cruz were both opponents of the Gang of Eight bill.


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