PRESS RELEASE: Cory Booker Doesn’t Care About Americans On The Southern Border

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Republican candidate for US Senate Tricia Flanagan smacked Cory Booker today on his immigration plan and the introduction of bill S.2021 saying the bill is “an open invitation for drugs to pour across the southern border.” Her press release follows:

Cory Booker Doesn’t Care About Americans On The Southern Border

Flanagan accepts invitation to tour southern border in New Mexico

LAWRENCEVILLE – Based on the release of his “immigration plan,” parading across the border with five women who were previously sent back to Mexico by authorities and local media finally writing about his introduction of bill S.2021 “A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act by striking marijuana use, possession, and distribution as grounds of inadmissibility and removal,” it was obvious the theme of Cory Booker’s vanity presidential campaign last week was “putting illegal aliens before law abiding Americans,” Republican Senate candidate Tricia Flanagan said.

“I thought when Cory Booker released his ‘immigration plan’ in which he proposes to ‘virtually eliminate immigration detention’ things couldn’t get any worse, but they did,” Tricia Flanagan said. “He had to up the ante by escorting five women who were previously sent back to Mexico by authorities in his now well-known publicity stunt.”

“Of course, Mr. Booker found it necessary to do what he could to get folks to feel empathy by telling their sad stories, stories no one knows are true as their stories have not been investigated by authorities.” Flanagan remarked, “If Mr. Booker truly cared about the border he would have driven 150 miles west and met with ranchers whom I’ll be visiting at the end of the summer and heard from a 30 year old woman how she and her parents all carry guns because they have to thanks to illegal alien drug mules moving contraband across their property.”

“Perhaps true stories like this from citizens of our country are why Mr. Booker introduced bill S.2021 with little fanfare,” Flanagan said. “Surly even Mr. Booker knows his misguided idea to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act by ‘striking marijuana distribution as grounds of inadmissibility and removal’ is an open invitation for drugs to pour across the southern border.”

“Distribution is dealing,” Flanagan explained. “As a mother it offends me greatly that Cory Booker wants to make it easier for drug dealers to enter our country.”

“Cory Booker was too afraid to make a trip 150 miles west of his publicity stunt in El Paso because if he had he would have heard the life Americans are forced to live because of illegal aliens,” Flanagan said. “Booker would have heard about the kidnapping of an employee, property stolen or damaged, homes broken into, men with backpacks full of drugs hiding in barns and more.”

“Those are the things I learned about in only a couple of phone calls,” Flanagan commented. “Cory Booker doesn’t care because there aren’t TV cameras on the farms and ranches in Southwestern New Mexico.”

“Unlike Mr. Booker, I care. I care that Americans are forced to live in fear because of the dangerous rhetoric spewed by Cory Booker and other Democrats on the issue of our southern border,” Flanagan said. “Because I care I have accepted an invitation to visit the border. At the end of summer I will travel there with my campaign manager and our own film crew so New Jerseyans have the opportunity to learn how Cory Booker’s misguided ideas about immigration hurt hardworking Americans.”

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PRESS RELEASE: Booker’s Immigration Plan Is Wrong For America

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US Senator/ Democratic party presidential candidate Cory Booker released his immigration plan and Republican candidate for US Senate Tricia Flanagan has some serious issues with his plan. Her press release on the issue follows:

Booker’s Immigration Plan Is Wrong For America

Booker needs to stop encouraging illegal border crossings

LAWRENCEVILLE – Republican Senate candidate Tricia Flanagan said today that the “immigration plan” released by US Senator Cory Booker is “wrong for border residents and wrong for America.”

“It’s a strange coincidence that on the same day I spoke on the phone with Tricia Elbrock, a rancher and small business owner in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, Cory Booker released an immigration plan that could devastate rural areas in the southwestern United States,” Tricia Flanagan said. “Mr. Booker’s plan to ‘virtually eliminate immigration detention’ tells me he hasn’t talked with one person suffering the negative effects of illegal border crossers.”

“Mr. Booker’s plan embodies exactly what Mrs. Elbrock meant when she told me members of Congress don’t care about them,” Flanagan remarked.

“I listened as Mrs. Elbrock explained to me how there’s always been illegal immigrant traffic in the area she lives and how the folks coming now are different.” Flanagan explained, “Illegal border crossers come on ranchers’ properties and demand assistance, and they’re the nice people.”

“An employee of Mrs. Elbrock’s was kidnapped, she, and others, have had their homes broken into.” Flanagan continued, “Others have found bundles of drugs on their ranches, only to have property stolen or damaged as retaliation for calling Border Patrol when the drugs were found.”

“These are the realities of life along the border, but Cory Booker doesn’t care because he’s too busy lurching left-ward as a part of his vanity presidential campaign,” Flanagan explained. “It’s ideas like ‘virtually eliminating immigration detention’ and endorsing the idea of decriminalizing illegal border crossings, like he did in the debate, that encourage people to continue to illegally cross our southern border.”

“After speaking with Mrs. Elbrock, a person Mr. Booker will likely never speak with because her story and the stories of her neighbors don’t fit his narrative, I’m more convinced than I ever was in the need for us to build the wall.” Flanagan said, “It’s time for Mr. Booker to end his vanity presidential campaign and stop encouraging illegal behavior that puts Americans at risk.”

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PRESS RELEASE: Cory Booker’s Disingenuous No PAC Money Pledge

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Declared Republican candidate for US Senate Tricia Flanagan called out US Senator Cory Booker for his disingenuous no PAC money pledge today. Her press release follows:

Cory Booker’s Disingenuous No PAC Money Pledge

Booker’s 50 Shades of PAC Money

LAWRENCEVILLE – As progressives around New Jersey complain that Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo and South Jersey political powerbroker George Norcross are co-hosting a fundraiser for US Senator Cory Booker’s vanity presidential campaign today the one thing they continue to ignore is that Booker’s pledge not to accept PAC money is disingenuous.

Republican Senate candidate Tricia Flanagan said, “It’s easy for Senator Booker to pledge not to accept PAC money when he’s attending a fundraiser co-hosted by the man most political observers view as the person connected to the General Majority PAC.”

Flanagan asked, “How many donors to General Majority will be at today’s fundraiser?”

“Let’s not forget Governor Murphy held a fundraiser at his home for Booker earlier this year,” Flanagan added, “One has to wonder how many donors to New Direction New Jersey, the ‘dark money’ group Murphy has solicited funds for, wrote checks at that event.”

“My point is, it’s easy to say you won’t accept PAC money when you have the people raising money for PACs raising money for you. It makes Mr. Booker’s no PAC money pledge disingenuous. Frankly, I’m surprised Cory Booker’s fellow progressives haven’t figured it out,” Flanagan stated.

“Perhaps this kind of dishonesty is why when you do as a Booker campaign email suggests and ‘check out Street Fight, the story of Cory’s first campaign for Mayor of Newark’ you learn that ‘Jesse Jackson comes to town and calls Cory a wolf in Sheep’s clothing,’” Flanagan remarked. “Obviously, there was a time activists on the left could see through Mr. Booker’s deceitfulness.”

“Given the fact that Mr. Booker has created his own personal loophole to get around taking PAC money it could be time for a new ‘50 Shades’ movie. We could call it ‘Booker’s 50 Shades of PAC Money,’” Flanagan said.

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