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Angel Mom Rips Dems Over SOTU Guest List: They Care More About Games Than Americans’ Safety
“Angel Mom” Mary Ann Mendoza, who lost her son Brandon because of a drunk driving illegal immigrant, just ripped congressional Democrats in an opinion column for Fox News, pointing out how the left’s priorities are revealed by the composition of their list of invitees to the State of the Union address.
Mendoza praised President Donald Trump for his compassion toward “Angel Families” like hers, and noted that he invited the surviving family of a married couple who were murdered by an illegal immigrant to the speech.
Not so for the Democrats, however. Not a single Democrat invited an Angel mom or Angel family as their guest, nor will most even meet with them at any other time, despite concerted efforts to arrange meetings by the Angel families.
Mendoza explained that in 2014 an illegal immigrant with a criminal record killed her son, and how the loss of Brandon still pains her to this day and will for the rest of her life.
She noted how Trump stands up on behalf of Americans like her, but pointed out that, “Democrats, however, have a different agenda.”
“Their guest list for the State of the Union proves that they care more about political gamesmanship than they do about the safety and security of the American people,” Mendoza wrote.
“Just as they did last year, congressional Democrats are inviting illegal immigrants to attend the prestigious event,” she continued. “The ploy is directed at President Trump, but it’s a slap in the face to the thousands of Americans whose loved ones have died at the hands of criminal illegal immigrants.”
The grieving mother noted that Democrats are quick to shed a tear for the plight of poor migrants attempting to enter the country, but seemingly steel themselves and show no emotion or sympathy for the American citizens who suffer because of illegal immigration, whether that suffering comes by way of crime or economic impacts on their communities, or as a result of the opioid and illicit drug epidemic.
“While my son might be little more than an inconvenient statistic to Nancy Pelosi, he was more a genuine patriot than she’ll ever be,” Mendoza wrote. “Brandon was a police officer who selflessly devoted his life to enforce the laws of our land — the very laws that Pelosi and the Democrats are actively encouraging foreigners to defy.”
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