GOP Rep: ‘Trusting Obama With Border Security Is Like Trusting Bill Clinton With Your Daughter’
On Wednesday, Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp made no bones about his suspicion over Barack Obama’s enforcement of the proposed immigration reform bill’s border security provisions.
“Most House Rs agree w/ most Senate Rs and Americans. Trusting Obama w/ border security is like trusting Bill Clinton w/ your daughter,” the representative tweeted, throwing in a #tcot for good measure:
Huelskamp is one of the feistier members of the tea party caucus, and has had run-ins with the House GOP leadership before.
NBC News asked him about the tweet Wednesday evening, when he reiterated the logic but called it off the cuff:
“Can you trust this president with border security?” Hueslkamp asked. “I made a comment, kind of off the head. Trusting Barack Obama with border security is like trusting Bill Clinton with your daughter. We just don’t trust him.”
But according to Politico, Hueslkamp is rather fond of this analogy, having said last month, “The idea of letting this administration define border security is like letting Bill Clinton define sexual relations.”
Border security, by the by, has actually increased significantly under Obama’s watch.
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[h/t Talking Points Memo]
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