[VIDEO] President Obama policies on immigration did leave a bad taste in the mouths of some Democrats. They remember what was going down on the border, even back then. Democratic Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey had some things to say about that during an interview on MSNBC. It is interesting to note that Senator Booker is much more vocal and much more critical with President Donald Trump that he was with Barack Obama’s actions. As a matter of fact, the good Senator is now much more critical of President Obama’s policies now than he was way back then. That is not surprising, as Democrats are such political opportunists.
As Written and Reported By Paul Crookston for the Free Beacon:
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) said Thursday that he took issue with the Obama administration’s policy of detaining families at the U.S. border when Barack Obama was president.
MSNBC host Katy Tur asked Booker whether he should have done anything differently during the Obama years to prevent migrant families from being separated at the border. In response, the senator highlighted how he opposed some of Obama’s border-enforcement policies, noting that he wrote letters to try to stop family detention at the time.take our poll - story continues below
“I had a lot of problems with Obama policies on immigration and family detention then,” he said. “Reached out to the administration, wrote letters directly to the president, wrote letters to [former Attorney General] Eric Holder that a lot of the things that we were doing even then to me were a violation of our values and our ideals.”
Booker said when families were separated under the Obama administration, that was in violation of American values. During the Obama years, Booker wrote various letters to Obama and administration officials about family detention……
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