Obama colludes with Texas mayor to sneak Syrian refugees into state, defying governor’s orders

Obama colludes with Texas mayor to sneak Syrian refugees into state, defying governor’s orders

How much more damage can Barack Obama do to America in just three weeks? It appears he is determined to find out.

A case in point is his determination to bring as many Syrian refugees into the nation as he can, and he will go to any lengths to accomplish that objective.

According to Judicial Watch:

After the governor of Texas announced that the state would stop accepting Syrian refugees, the Obama administration went behind his back secretly conferencing with a mayor that offers illegal immigrants sanctuary and Syrians a welcome mat. The plan, evidently, was to continue sending Syrian refugees to the Lone Star State, even as the governor initiated litigation to halt the flow. This week Judicial Watch obtained records of the administration’s behind-the-scenes efforts to keep sending Syrians to Texas despite fierce opposition from state officials over the security threats created by refugees from an Arab nation that’s a hotbed of terrorism.

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The White House looked to Austin Mayor Steve Adler, going around the governor to confer with a city leader who espoused the controversial Syrian resettlements, the records show. Shortly after Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that the state wouldn’t accept any more Syrian refugees, the administration responded by colluding with Adler, according to records of a conference call between the mayor’s office and the White House. The administration also furnished Adler with “talking points” involving the refugee resettlement and the parties discussed Abbott’s lawsuit. It seems bizarre that the feds would discuss legal action with a town mayor operating in the state suing them.

So much for the most transparent administration ever. But it’s even worse than just that. Obama is forsaking the will of the people who elected him as leader:

A recent national poll found that the overwhelming majority of Americans oppose accepting Syrian refugees. Just 36% said they were in favor of “accepting Syrian refugees into the United States,” the poll found. The figures show a big decline in support for accepting Syrian refugees in the last year and a half.

The saddest part of all this chicanery is that it is nothing new for Obama. He has been devious and underhanded in a great many of his dealings as president, and the liberal Left and its media enablers have chosen to look the other way … as they have done so far with this story.

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Thomas Madison

Thomas Madison

Thomas Madison is an ex-Army officer and stone-cold patriot on a mission to restore strict obedience to the U.S. Constitution. He is editor of the blog Powdered Wig Society.

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