GOP Rep. Boasts That He Asked Police to Arrest ‘Any Illegal Aliens in Attendance’ at SOTU

Some Democrats are bringing DREAMers to the State of the Union tonight, and one Republican congressman has rather publicly expressed his opinion on the matter.

Congressman Paul Gosar tweeted out a statement this afternoon saying he has asked that the Capitol Police “consider checking identification of all attending the State of the Union address and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance”:

As of now, there has been no public Capitol Police response to this request.

UPDATE –– 4:18 pm ET: Senator Jeff Flake called him out on Twitter and Gosar quickly responded:

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