Now that Amy Klobuchar has suddenly become a player in the Democrat presidential sweepstakes, information is coming out about her. Information we have not heard until now. Information that might change people’s minds regarding her desirability as a candidate, and her electability in a general election.
And if this information, excerpted from John Binder’s article at breitbart.com, is accurate, it certainly would fall under that heading:
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is vowing to increase the number of refugees resettled in the United States by more than 500 percent if elected president, almost none of whom would likely be resettled in her neighborhood.
Klobuchar has vowed to increase refugee resettlement back to Obama levels, admitting at least 110,000 refugees in the U.S. in her first year in office. As president, Klobuchar would “direct the State Department to restore the refugee admissions cap to at least its pre-Trump administration level,” according to her campaign.
While Minneapolis has resettled thousands of refugees since 2009, almost none live in Marcy-Holmes, where Klobuchar owns a home with her husband.
In 2015, at the height of the migrant crisis spurred by conflict in Syria and Libya, Klobuchar pushed an effort to bring 65,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S., the overwhelming majority of which would have undergone lax vetting procedures.
Overall, less than 30 of the 17,564 Syrian refugees resettled in the last two years of the Obama administration arrived in Minneapolis. None were resettled in Klobuchar’s neighborhood.
Is this true? Does Amy Klobuchar want to flood the country with refugees….but not where she lives?
Look, there’s a lot more to this than just numbers and neighborhoods. I have no idea if Ms. Klobuchar’s home is in an area where it be feasible to bring in numbers of refugees.
But – again assuming the article is accurate – we certainly deserve an explanation of her logic for the increase and reasons her personal life would remain unaffected.
Let’s hear it, Ms. Klobuchar.