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ICYMI: Rubio Joins Kudlow

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ICYMI: Rubio, Pfluger: Revoke Visas of Pro-Hamas Protesters

May 8, 2024 | Press Releases

Revoke visas of pro-Hamas protesters

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative August Pfluger (R-TX)

May 8, 2024

Washington Times

The First Amendment guarantees every American the right to free speech, but no one has the right to destroy private property, trespass illegally, or attack innocent people. This is why college administrators are justified in disbanding anti-Israel protests-turned-riots by force. We can and should, however, go one step further: we should deport the non-Americans who have participated in these riots….

Existing law already prohibits any foreigner who “endorses or espouses terrorist activity” from entering the country…. Unfortunately, the Biden Administration won’t act…. As lawmakers, we cannot force the president’s hand on this, but we can remove any legal ambiguity surrounding the question of deportation. Our bicameral Terrorist Inadmissibility Codification Act would do just that….

Yet progressive Democrats in Congress have blocked the legislation’s passage. They claim they’re protecting the Constitution, but since there’s no Constitutional right to a visa, it’s fair to say they’re really afraid of angering their fanatical base…. Today, a majority of Democrats oppose Israel’s actions in Gaza. A smaller, but incredibly active portion of the party supports Hamas and its backers in Tehran….

We can’t allow these radicals to get their way…. Passing our bill is also a matter of national security. According to [FBI] Director Christopher Wray, the war in Gaza has brought the danger of terrorism in the United States to a “whole other level.” At such a moment, we must remember that our number-one responsibility is to protect American lives from harm. We have no responsibility whatsoever to let terrorist supporters live inside our borders….

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