Senator Jeff Sessions says Americans should be asking where their elected representatives in Washington stand on "executive amnesty," which the Alabama Republican says "could be increasingly imminent and broad in scope." Here's an excerpt from his statement:
The steps that must be taken are clear: the Senate must vote on the House-passed measure to stop these unlawful actions. It is true that Majority Leader Reid is blocking it from a vote. But Reid acts only with the blessing of his members in the Democrat conference—so the American people have the power to force it to a vote through their elected Senators.
Any Senator who fails to request such a vote is complicit in these planned actions.
The American people have begged and pleaded for years for our immigration laws to be enforced. But the politicians have refused.
Now these planned executive actions would nullify our laws, invite a massive new wave of unimpeded illegality, and strip the American people of their lawful right to have their jobs and communities protected.
This must be stopped.
And the American people have the power to stop it. That begins with asking a simple question: where do your Senators stand?