VIDEO: AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu says Obama ‘knowingly lied’ about releasing criminal illegals

VIDEO: AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu says Obama ‘knowingly lied’ about releasing criminal illegals

gngmbrsPinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu told Neil Cavuto on Fox News’ Your World last week that Obama originally told him the 2,228 criminal illegal immigrants his administration released had only minor criminal records. Now we’re finding out that wasn’t true at all.

The Gateway Pundit reported Babeu’s statements,

…2013, when we broke this story because they had released hundreds right in my county in Arizona and when I brought this out because of five courageous whistleblowers within ICE they said I was lying.

It went all the way up to the White House and they knowingly lied. It wasn’t me it was them. And there was 2,228 released in California, Arizona, Texas and Georgia. And the most troubling part of this story is now that this has been exposed that this administration knowingly lied releasing people like, my county, two that were charged with manslaughter, child molestation, aggravated assault against police officers, armed robbery. The worst thing is we still don’t know their names, where they were released to at this very moment.

This is extremely troubling, because those violent felons could be endangering the lives of other innocent Americans. A large percentage of felons go on to commit more violent crimes. Obama’s actions in the name of political correctness – allowing illegal immigrants to brazenly break the law without any ramifications – are now delving into dangerous territory.  Obama claims it is because the federal government doesn’t have the resources to hold and prosecute the felons – yet he has plenty of resources to prosecute conservatives like Dinesh D’Souza for a couple of minor campaign contributions. Watch the interview below.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2016.

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