Tags: Barack Obama | Immigration | Fox News | John Cornyn | Bush | Obama | immigration reform

Cornyn Credits Bush for Improved Border Security

Wednesday, 11 May 2011 02:15 PM

By Dan Weil

President Barack Obama said in a speech Tuesday that security has improved on our southern border over the past two years. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, agrees, The Hill reports.

However, Cornyn doesn’t think the credit should go to Obama.

John Cornyn,Bush,Obama,immigration reform,Mexico
John Cornyn
"We are better than we were, I will grant the president that," Cornyn told Fox News.

"But a lot of that's . . . because of what the Bush administration and Congress did during the preceding eight years, not what President Obama and his administration [have] done."

Despite the improvement, our border with Mexico “is still a very porous" one, Cornyn said.

He agrees with other Republicans that border security must come before immigration reform.

"People are coming from around the world through what they know is a porous border to come to the United States without us knowing who they are, what their motives are," Cornyn said.

"This is a national security problem."



© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

1Like our page
2Share
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved