Hartford Mayor: Trump Is Creating “Chaos” Over Immigration | MSNBC

>>> WELCOME BACK TO "UP" >>> WELCOME BACK TO "UP

" I’M DAVID GURA I’M DAVID GURA A POLICY PROPOSAL THAT HAD BEEN A POLICY PROPOSAL THAT HAD BEEN RELEGATED TO THE DUST BIN BY HIS RELEGATED TO THE DUST BIN BY HIS ADVISERS WHO HAD BEEN WORRIED ADVISERS WHO HAD BEEN WORRIED ABOUT ITS LEGALITY, ITS COST AND ABOUT ITS LEGALITY, ITS COST AND HOW IT WOULD PLAY WITH THE HOW IT WOULD PLAY WITH THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AMERICAN PEOPLE THE USA HAS THE ABSOLUTE LEGAL THE USA HAS THE ABSOLUTE LEGAL RIGHT TO HAVE APPREHENDED IL RIGHT TO HAVE APPREHENDED IL LIAM IMMIGRANTS TRANSFERRED TO LIAM IMMIGRANTS TRANSFERRED TO SANCTUARY CITIES SANCTUARY CITIES WE HEREBY DEMAND THAT THEY BE WE HEREBY DEMAND THAT THEY BE TAKEN CARE OF AT THE HIGHEST TAKEN CARE OF AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL, ESPECIALLY BY THE STATE LEVEL, ESPECIALLY BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WHICH IS WELL OF CALIFORNIA, WHICH IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS POOR MANAGEMENT KNOWN FOR ITS POOR MANAGEMENT AND HIGH TAXES AND HIGH TAXES TAKE NOTE OF THE WE HEREBY TAKE NOTE OF THE WE HEREBY DEMAND PART OF THAT TWEET DEMAND PART OF THAT TWEET PRESIDENT TRUMP MAKING THE PRESIDENT TRUMP MAKING THE CALCULATION THIS WOULD BE A WAY CALCULATION THIS WOULD BE A WAY TO EXACT SOME SORT OF REVENGE ON TO EXACT SOME SORT OF REVENGE ON HIS POLITICAL RIVALS HIS POLITICAL RIVALS PANEL IS BACK WITH ME HERE IN PANEL IS BACK WITH ME HERE IN NEW YORK NEW YORK JOINING US IS THE MAYOR OF ONE JOINING US IS THE MAYOR OF ONE OF THOSE SANCTUARY CITIES, OF THOSE SANCTUARY CITIES, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT LET ME ASK YOU, FIRST OF ALL, TO LET ME ASK YOU, FIRST OF ALL, TO REACT WHAT YOU READ FROM THE REACT WHAT YOU READ FROM THE PRESIDENT, SOMETHING REPORTED IN PRESIDENT, SOMETHING REPORTED IN THE POST, THE WHITE HOUSE, THE POST, THE WHITE HOUSE, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REJECTED IT, SOMETHING THEY REJECTED IT, SOMETHING THEY DISPATCHED WITH QUICKLY AND IT DISPATCHED WITH QUICKLY AND IT CAME TO LIFE AGAIN IN A SERIES CAME TO LIFE AGAIN IN A SERIES OF TWEETS FROM THE PRESIDENT OF TWEETS FROM THE PRESIDENT THIS ACT OF RETRIBUTION AS HE THIS ACT OF RETRIBUTION AS HE SEES IT SEES IT >> DONALD TRUMP IS DOING WHAT >> DONALD TRUMP IS DOING WHAT DONALD TRUMP DOES DONALD TRUMP DOES

I’M SURE HE’S FEELING IMP TENT I’M SURE HE’S FEELING IMP TENT RIGHT NOW, DEMOCRATS CONTROL THE RIGHT NOW, DEMOCRATS CONTROL THE HOUSE HOUSE REPUBLICANS SEEM TO BE FEELING REPUBLICANS SEEM TO BE FEELING THE FIRST INDICATIONS OF A THE FIRST INDICATIONS OF A SPINE SPINE ALTHOUGH I’M NOT FEELING — NOT ALTHOUGH I’M NOT FEELING — NOT HOLDING MY BREATH WHEN THEY HOLDING MY BREATH WHEN THEY REJECT HERMAN CAIN’S NOMINATION

REJECT HERMAN CAIN’S NOMINATION THIS IS NOT A SERIOUS PROPOSAL THIS IS NOT A SERIOUS PROPOSAL IT’S NOT A LEGAL PROPOSAL IT’S NOT A LEGAL PROPOSAL IT’S NOT A RESPONSIBLE PROPOSAL IT’S NOT A RESPONSIBLE PROPOSAL

THIS IS DONALD TRUMP LOOKING TO THIS IS DONALD TRUMP LOOKING TO WEAPONIZE WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO WEAPONIZE WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO ARE SEEKING ASYLUM SO HE CAN ARE SEEKING ASYLUM SO HE CAN RETALIATE AGAINST HIS POLITICAL RETALIATE AGAINST HIS POLITICAL OPPONENTS OPPONENTS IT’S CRAZY IT’S CRAZY >> PETE DOMINIC, ONCE AGAIN, >> PETE DOMINIC, ONCE AGAIN, HERE WITH A QUESTION IN A HERE WITH A QUESTION IN A MOMENT MOMENT LET ME ASK YOU THE BASIC LET ME ASK YOU THE BASIC QUESTION QUESTION IF THE GOVERNMENT WERE TO SAY TO IF THE GOVERNMENT WERE TO SAY TO YOU SEVERAL THOUSAND OF YOU SEVERAL THOUSAND OF IMMIGRANTS ARE HEADING YOUR WAY IMMIGRANTS ARE HEADING YOUR WAY TO HARTFORD, WHAT’S YOUR TO HARTFORD, WHAT’S YOUR RESPONSE TO THAT RESPONSE TO THAT AND HOW WELCOMING IS HARTFORD? AND HOW WELCOMING IS HARTFORD? >> CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY, >> CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING HARTFORD HAS WELCOMED INCLUDING HARTFORD HAS WELCOMED REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS DECADE AFTER DECADE

DECADE AFTER DECADE THAT’S SOMETHING THAT’S THAT’S SOMETHING THAT’S FUNDAMENTAL TO AMERICAN VALUES, FUNDAMENTAL TO AMERICAN VALUES, WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AMERICA WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AMERICA IF THIS CREATES AN OPPORTUNITY IF THIS CREATES AN OPPORTUNITY TO HELP STOP PAYING PRIVATE TO HELP STOP PAYING PRIVATE COMPANIES TO KEEP KIDS IN CAGES, COMPANIES TO KEEP KIDS IN CAGES, THEN WE WOULD GLAD TO BE PART OF THEN WE WOULD GLAD TO BE PART OF THAT SOLUTION THAT SOLUTION

BUT LET’S JUST STEP BACK BUT LET’S JUST STEP BACK WE CAN’T LET DONALD TRUMP WE CAN’T LET DONALD TRUMP DICTATE THE TERMS OF THIS DICTATE THE TERMS OF THIS DEBATE DEBATE THIS ISN’T A SERIOUS PROPOSAL THIS ISN’T A SERIOUS PROPOSAL WE SHOULD BE SAYING WE EXPECT WE SHOULD BE SAYING WE EXPECT MORE FROM OUR PRESIDENT MORE FROM OUR PRESIDENT WE EXPECT A PRESIDENT WHO IS WE EXPECT A PRESIDENT WHO IS ACTUALLY RESPONDING IN A SERIOUS ACTUALLY RESPONDING IN A SERIOUS AND THOUGHTFUL WAY AND THOUGHTFUL WAY ONE BY FINALLY TALKING ABOUT ONE BY FINALLY TALKING ABOUT REAL, RESPONSIBLE COMPREHENSIVE REAL, RESPONSIBLE COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM AND ACTUALLY IMMIGRATION REFORM AND ACTUALLY DOING SOME OF THE THINGS YOU DOING SOME OF THE THINGS YOU COULD DO RIGHT NOW TO MAKE THE COULD DO RIGHT NOW TO MAKE THE SITUATION AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER SITUATION AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER BETTER BETTER INSTEAD OF SPENDING NEARLY $1 INSTEAD OF SPENDING NEARLY $1 BILLION ON DEPLOYING THE BILLION ON DEPLOYING THE NATIONAL GUARD TO STRING UP NATIONAL GUARD TO STRING UP BARBED WIRE, YOU COULD BE BARBED WIRE, YOU COULD BE FUNDING IMMIGRATION COURTS, FUNDING IMMIGRATION COURTS, JUDGES AND FACILITIES THAT WOULD JUDGES AND FACILITIES THAT WOULD ALLOW US TO HUMANEELY PROCESS ALLOW US TO HUMANEELY PROCESS ASYLUM APPLICATIONS

ASYLUM APPLICATIONS >> TREAT A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS >> TREAT A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS LIKE A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS LIKE A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS >> EXACTLY >> EXACTLY

>> SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT MAYOR AND >> SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT MAYOR AND GREAT HUMAN BEING GREAT HUMAN BEING MR MAYOR, FIRST OF ALL, LOVE MR MAYOR, FIRST OF ALL, LOVE THE CITY THE CITY COME TO HARTFORD A LOT COME TO HARTFORD A LOT CITY STEAM COMEDY CLUB IS ONE OF CITY STEAM COMEDY CLUB IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES MY FAVORITES EVERYBODY SHOULD GO TO HARTFORD

EVERYBODY SHOULD GO TO HARTFORD >> SHAMELESS PLUG >> SHAMELESS PLUG >> HARTFORD IS AN AMAZING CITY >> HARTFORD IS AN AMAZING CITY IT’S REBOUNDED IT’S REBOUNDED

>> IT IS >> IT IS >> YOU LOOK AT THIS ISSUE OF >> YOU LOOK AT THIS ISSUE OF IMMIGRATION AND THE CITY OF IMMIGRATION AND THE CITY OF HARTFORD, YOU MENTIONED HARTFORD, YOU MENTIONED COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM, GOING NOWHERE IN THE REFORM, GOING NOWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS UNITED STATES CONGRESS OTHER MAYORS DEALING WITH OTHER MAYORS DEALING WITH UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS, MUCH UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS, MUCH LESS REFUGEES, WHAT WOULD YOU DO LESS REFUGEES, WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO STRIKE AT THE ROOT OF THE TO STRIKE AT THE ROOT OF THE ISSUE IN YOUR CITY OF HARTFORD ISSUE IN YOUR CITY OF HARTFORD >> FIRST OF ALL, YOU KNOW, WHAT >> FIRST OF ALL, YOU KNOW, WHAT HARTFORD DOES AGAINST CITY AFTER HARTFORD DOES AGAINST CITY AFTER CITY AROUND AMERICA DOES IS TRY CITY AROUND AMERICA DOES IS TRY TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP OF TRUST TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP OF TRUST WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EVERYONE WHO LIVES IN OUR EVERYONE WHO LIVES IN OUR COMMUNITY, TRY TO SERVE ALL OF COMMUNITY, TRY TO SERVE ALL OF OUR RESIDENTS AND RECOGNIZE THAT OUR RESIDENTS AND RECOGNIZE THAT THIS IDEA THAT TRUMP HAS BEEN THIS IDEA THAT TRUMP HAS BEEN PEDDLING FOR YEARS NOW THAT ALL PEDDLING FOR YEARS NOW THAT ALL CRIMINALS — ALL IMMIGRANTS ARE CRIMINALS — ALL IMMIGRANTS ARE CRIMINALS IS OUTRAGEOUS AND IT’S CRIMINALS IS OUTRAGEOUS AND IT’S INCONSISTENT WITH OUR VALUES AS INCONSISTENT WITH OUR VALUES AS A COUNTRY A COUNTRY WE ARE A WELCOMING PLACE WE ARE A WELCOMING PLACE WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A WELCOMING WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A WELCOMING PLACE AND WE TRY TO RUN THE BEST PLACE AND WE TRY TO RUN THE BEST CITY THAT WE CAN CITY THAT WE CAN WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT THE BIGGER WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT THE BIGGER ISSUES, LET’S GET BACK TO A ISSUES, LET’S GET BACK TO A CONVERSATION ABOUT REAL CONVERSATION ABOUT REAL COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM REFORM LET’S START TALKING AGAIN ABOUT LET’S START TALKING AGAIN ABOUT DREAMERS AND RESPOND TO THE REAL DREAMERS AND RESPOND TO THE REAL INCREASE IN THE MIGRATION AT THE INCREASE IN THE MIGRATION AT THE SOUTHERN BORDER

SOUTHERN BORDER DONALD TRUMP IS DOING EXACTLY DONALD TRUMP IS DOING EXACTLY THE WRONG THING THE WRONG THING IT’S DRIVEN BY INSTABILITY, IT’S DRIVEN BY INSTABILITY, VIOLENCE, POVERTY IN CENTRAL VIOLENCE, POVERTY IN CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES AND DONALD AMERICAN COUNTRIES AND DONALD TRUMP’S RESPONSE AMAZINGLY IS TO TRUMP’S RESPONSE AMAZINGLY IS TO SAY WE SHOULD CUT OFF NEED TO SAY WE SHOULD CUT OFF NEED TO THOSE COUNTRIES THOSE COUNTRIES

WHAT MAYORS AND CITIES AROUND WHAT MAYORS AND CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY HAVE TO DO IS THINK THE COUNTRY HAVE TO DO IS THINK THOUGHTFULLY AND SERIOUSLY ABOUT THOUGHTFULLY AND SERIOUSLY ABOUT POLICY CHALLENGES AND TRY TO POLICY CHALLENGES AND TRY TO ADDRESS THEM IN A REAL WAY NOT ADDRESS THEM IN A REAL WAY NOT JUST DO WHAT DONALD TRUMP DOES, JUST DO WHAT DONALD TRUMP DOES, WHICH IS CREATE A CRISIS SO HE WHICH IS CREATE A CRISIS SO HE CAN DOMINATE THE NARRATIVE CAN DOMINATE THE NARRATIVE WE HEREBY DEMAND THERE’S A WE HEREBY DEMAND THERE’S A ROYALIST FLARE IN THAT TWEET ROYALIST FLARE IN THAT TWEET YOU’RE GETTING TO THIS, WHAT YOU’RE GETTING TO THIS, WHAT YOU’RE SAYING IN THAT LAST YOU’RE SAYING IN THAT LAST ANSWER BUT THERE’S A MOVEMENT ANSWER BUT THERE’S A MOVEMENT WAY FROM TRUSTING OR ENTRUSTING WAY FROM TRUSTING OR ENTRUSTING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON THESE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON THESE ISSUE, ISN’T THERE ISSUE, ISN’T THERE >> FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN >> FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN AWOL FOR A WHILE NOW AWOL FOR A WHILE NOW DONALD TRUMP SAID YESTERDAY OR DONALD TRUMP SAID YESTERDAY OR THE OTHER DAY THAT HE ALONE IS THE OTHER DAY THAT HE ALONE IS IN CONTROL OF AMERICAN IN CONTROL OF AMERICAN IMMIGRATION POLICY IMMIGRATION POLICY IT’S NOT WORKING ALL THAT WELL IT’S NOT WORKING ALL THAT WELL SO, LET’S GET BACK TO HAVING A SO, LET’S GET BACK TO HAVING A SERIOUS CONVERSATION SERIOUS CONVERSATION DEMOCRATS ARE READY FOR THAT DEMOCRATS ARE READY FOR THAT CONVERSATION CONVERSATION CITIES, INCLUDING HARTFORD, ARE CITIES, INCLUDING HARTFORD, ARE READY TO BE PART OF THAT READY TO BE PART OF THAT SOLUTION

Source: Youtube