The GOP playbook for 2024 contains immigration reform, college tradition wars and Donald Trump on the prime of the ticket, a number one Republican congressman tells the Herald.
House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) says he expects Trump to steer the get together again to the White House with points like proscribing asylum seekers, ending the wall with Mexico and “common sense” college reform.
Jordan, who has been probably the most outspoken GOP leaders in Congress, stated in an interview with the Herald that he expects Trump to win the nomination over his Republican rivals regardless of an all-out effort by Democrats to analyze and prosecute him.
“That’s who I want to win. I think he’s going to be the nominee and I think that’s good,” stated Jordan, who shall be making a political journey to Massachusetts in just a few weeks.
“I think (Trump) is in a very strong position,” Jordan added, regardless of challenges from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a number of other others, and an indictment from the Manhattan DA’s workplace. “I think the American people understand what’s happened to President Trump since 2016 has been driven by politics.”
House Republicans just lately launched an immigration reform package deal they hope shall be handed quickly and grow to be a centerpiece of their 2024 marketing campaign.
The invoice faces virtually sure defeat from Senate Democrats or a veto by President Biden however Jordan stated Republicans will current it to the American folks for example of how they are going to lead sooner or later.
“If the Senate doesn’t take it up that’s unfortunate,” Jordan stated. “That becomes the position our party adopts and we campaign on it in the next election…We want to show the American people we’re doing what we said we’re going to do.”
The immigration reform invoice, which incorporates more durable restrictions on asylum seekers and felony penalties for many who overstay their visas, shall be coupled with a Homeland Security invoice that features funding to complete the border wall, in accordance with Jordan.
The Ohio Republican additionally stated he was involved a few whistleblower’s current testimony about tens of 1000’s of migrant kids being compelled into labor and slavery as a result of the U.S. has misplaced monitor of and deserted them.
“We’re not going to let that happen,” he stated. “We’re going to find out where their parents are.”
“This is the result of the intentional policies the Biden administration put into place on day one,” Jordan added.
Jordan additionally just lately tangled with a lecturers’ union official over who began the so-called “culture wars” in American colleges, blaming liberals for imposing their beliefs on points like transgender athletes and ebook decisions.
“They started the culture wars we just want common sense,” Jordan stated. “We’re not for banning anything but we don’t think 10-year-olds should be reading the same thing as 18-year-olds.”