Lou Dobbs Rips Republicans Not Supporting Trump More on Immigration: Like ‘The Ghost of Paul Ryan’ Still Lingers


Fox Business’ Lou Dobbs tonight blasted Republicans in Congress not doing more to back up President Donald Trump, particularly on immigration.

Dobbs spoke with Sebastian Gorka about a report that ICE is “looking to hire a private contractor that will be responsible for transporting approximately 225,000 migrant children and families to shelters across the country.”

At one point Gorka said Democrats aren’t concerned about addressing the issue seriously, adding that “members of the swamp” are trying to stop Trump too.

Dobbs brought up the “resistance within the RINO wing of the Republican party,” calling it “more than a wing––it’s almost the entire bird.”

“Without the party’s cohesion and unity, this becomes next to impossible,” he said. “It looks like the proposition is on the part of the Trump White House to assure that the Republicans come together and then bring in the Democrats.”

And at one point he recalled the former Speaker in knocking the current congressional GOP:

“The McConnell elements of the party, the K Street-governed elements of the Republican Party, not to be on board with this president from jump street is outrageous. And it’s as if the ghost of Paul Ryan hangs over not only the House but the Senate.”

Gorka said he asked Trump about this very issue and POTUS told him, “They’re more supportive than you would think.”

“Okay, maybe,” Gorka continued, “but from the outside, I think you’re right. It’s like Scrooge, the ghost of Marley and Marley, the ghost of Paul Ryan is walking through the halls of Congress. Give Mitch McConnell his due with regard to the judges, but judges aren’t enough. We have a national crisis and the GOP needs to get behind this president or in 2020, they are going to lose their seats as well.”

You can watch above, via Fox Business.

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