"Strong thesis" he writes next to the opening sentence that reads: "The nation's immigration system is broken and in need of serious reform."
It went downhill from there.
Takano uses that red pencil liberally, underlining several passages, scribbling "evidence??" next to them. He questions one sentence that alleges "vote-buying that occurred in the waning days before the Senate vote" on immigration, asking the writer, "Do you have evidence or are you just making an accusation?" He concludes by calling the letter a "weak draft" and includes three suggestions for a rewrite, including "address pathway (to citizenship) issue."
He gives the letter a big fat "F" and asks the writer to "see him after votes."
For the record, no California representative to date has co-signed the letter.
Never mind what his fellow Senators are saying about border security, or that immigration from Mexico is at a net-zero rate, Sen. Rand Paul is still not going to support the immigration bill because Congress won't be the ones to decide when they consider our border to be secure. Read more...