Friday, December 25, 2015

Democratic Candidates Blast Obama Administration Plan To Deport Families


(Reuters) - “Senator Bernie Sanders, chief rival to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, said in a statement, ("Our nation has always been a beacon of hope, a refuge for the oppressed ... we need to take steps to protect children and families seeking refuge here, not cast them out.") …

White House spokesmen with President Barack Obama in Hawaii did not comment …

Spokesmen for Clinton, who is leading among Democratic candidates seeking the presidency in next November's elections, did not respond to a request for comment …

Another of her opponents, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, tweeted: ("Holiday plans for raids to round up/deport Central American refugees fleeing death are wrong. We are a better nation than this.") ...”