Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

GOP Congressman Brooks: Syrian Refugees Only Want a "Paid Vacation" in America

Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples
Become a Fan
  (49 fans)
GOP Rep. Mo Brooks
GOP Rep. Mo Brooks
(Image by Mike Kisling)
  Details   DMCA

Given his history of railing against immigration, it should not be much of a surprise that Alabama GOP Congressman Mo Brooks sides with those saying that America shouldn’t take in any refugees from Syria. Brooks said that, rather than running away from civil war and ISIS activity, refugees are using government resettlement to get a “paid vacation” in the US. we need to stop paying these folks to come here. And we’re paying them about $15,000 a year in free health care, free food, free shelter, free clothing, free transportation,” Brooks said. “That answers very quickly why so many of them want to come to the United States of America. We’re paying them to come here, it’s a paid vacation!”
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.mediaite.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: