Reid’s DREAM Rider Holds US Troops Hostage

Posted on September 16, 2010


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has hit a new low by slipping an amnesty plan for illegal immigrants into a defense funding bill.

In effect, he’s holding U.S. troops hostage to advance his own political career.

Longtime members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are shuddering at the way the defense budget has become a Christmas tree for political ornaments.

Since last year, Democrats have used appropriations for U.S. troops in Afghanistan to attach riders that couldn’t otherwise pass muster.

via Reid’s DREAM Rider – IBD –