Outgoing Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) told USA Today Wednesday that President Barack Obama’s proposed executive order establishing legal protections for undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States could cause the country to go all Mad Max.
“The country’s going to go nuts, because they’re going to see it as a move outside the authority of the president, and it’s going to be a very serious situation,” Coburn said. “You’re going to see — hopefully not — but you could see instances of anarchy. … You could see violence.”
“Here’s how people think: if the law doesn’t apply to the President…then why should it apply to me?” Coburn explained.
Watch the clip below, via USA Today:
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