Rep. Labrador: GOP Will See Demise if Immigration Reform Fails

Image: Rep. Labrador: GOP Will See Demise if Immigration Reform Fails

Sunday, 07 Jul 2013 12:08 PM

By Amy Woods

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
While Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador does not support the Senate's recently passed immigration bill, the Republican said the issue must be resolved or it will lead to the demise of the GOP.

"If we don't do it right politically, it's going to be the death of the Republican Party," Labrador said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." "We're going to lose our base because we're still going to have a large number of illegal immigrants coming into the United States."

He said his concern with the Senate bill is it puts the legalization of 11 million people ahead of securing the border.

"I think the American people are not going to stand for that," Labrador said. "That means that every five years, we're going to have to do another Reagan amnesty. What the American people want is a secure border."

On the topic of Obamacare, the congressman blasted the administration's policy decision to delay for one year a mandate for business owners to provide health insurance to their workers.

"That's what the Obama administration wants you to believe," he said, referring to the official reason for the delay: President Barack Obama is listening to business owners.

"The question is, 'What part of Obamacare actually works?' Labrador asked. "There's nothing about this law that is working in the United States."

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Sen. Mark Pryor Releases Pro-Obamacare Ad in Democratic Campaign

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 12:14 PM

Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor released a rare pro-Obamacare advertisement on Wednesday, but while the ad touts the . . .

Quinnipiac NY Poll Puts Clinton, Cuomo Over GOP 2016 Rivals

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 08:47 AM

New York voters would pick former Secretary of State and New York Sen. Hillary Clinton and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a native N . . .

Hillary Clinton Starts to Embrace Midwest Roots

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 07:54 AM

Hillary Clinton is honing her image as a 'No Baloney' Midwesterner for the approaching 2016 presidential race, The Wall  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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