Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., Criticized the 23 Democrats who rejected his amendment that would ban amnesty for illegal immigrants with 10 DUIs or more.
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Rep. Johnson said on " Fox & Friends "that the spending bill includes an amnesty for no less than 10 million illegal immigrants . His goal was to see how far the Democrats could go to protect them.
"We wanted to test the limits there and see if there is anyone the Democrats would exclude of this amnesty blanket, "he says.
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Johnson originally proposed an amendment that would affect any conv. Only one DUI died, but Democrats rejected it. He then introduced an amendment that would apply to illegal immigrants convicted of two or more DUIs, and it was voted on again. the committee voted against this amendment, "said Johnson. " People should know that this is an amnesty program which isnot only blatantly illegal, outrageous, but also very dangerous for all of us. "
Maureen Maloney, an angel mom, lost her son Matthew 10 years ago when he was hit by a drunk and unlicensed illegal immigrant driver. Matthew was 23 and had just graduated from college when he was killed.
"Alarms should go off throughout country ", Maloney told Fox News Steve Doocy .
"It 's not a problem partisan. Drunk drivers don't care if they kill Democrats or Republicans. It doesn't matter who they kill. This is why they drive drunk. "
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Maloney had this message for Democrats who voted against Johnson 's amendment: "Look at your family members. Which family member are you willing to sacrifice? are you going to go?" kill someone is when they're going to kill someone. "
Johnson called on the Democrats for policies he deems dangerous.
"There is no limit to their appetite for amnesty, " he said. "IThey just want to erase the rule of law. "