Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is already trying to get ahead of what is sure to be a down and dirty debate season for Democrats by distancing herself from her own “racist” stances on immigration in the past. During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, Gillibrand was called out for a previous campaign flyer stipulating that she was against “amnesty to illegal aliens” and in support of English as “the official language of the United States.” She explained her change of heart while reflecting on President Trump’s “racist” stances so similar to her own just a decade ago: “So, what President Trump is doing is creating fear and division and a darkness across this country that I have never seen before.” Sorry, Kirsten, you can’t have it both ways. You’re either pro-border security or an open borders Leftist. Good luck juggling that ball, Flipper.
Here’s more from The Daily Wire…
On Sunday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper to discuss, among other things, her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
During the nearly ten minute segment, Tapper and Gillibrand had the following exchange about President Trump’s allegedly “racist” immigration policies:
TAPPER: All right. You have said Trump’s immigration positions are racist. That’s the word you used — racist.
Now, as you know, you were more conservative early on in your career on immigration. CNN’s KFILE is out with a new report this week on your 2008 campaign website and a mailer sent from your congressional office back then, a long time ago, but still in your public life.