- Nov 24, 2009
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- Political Leaning
Excerpted from “GOP leader McConnell: Fourteenth Amendment is in need of review” By J. Taylor Rushing and Bob Cusack, The Hill, 08/02/10 06:56 PM ET
[SIZE="+2"]S[/SIZE]enate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told The Hill on Monday that Congress “ought to take a look at” changing the 14th Amendment, which gives the children of illegal immigrants a right to U.S. citizenship.
McConnell’s statement signals growing support within the GOP for the controversial idea, which has also recently been touted by Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). …
Conservatives really aren't too interested in conserving the foundations of this nation, are they? No, not lately.
“They've either taken leave of their senses or their principles.” — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid