If you’ve been following Colorado’s governor’s race, you know that former Congressman Tom Tancredo gave Republican Walker Stapleton his full-throated endorsement during the GOP primary, embellishing Stapleton with Tancredo’s ultra-conservative imprimatur and delivering primary voters to Stapleton, who’s connections to the Bush dynasty were viewed with skepticism by Tea Party types.
In May, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) took legislative action to acknowledge the “dark moment” of Japanese internment camps, but faced with the current reality of the Trump administration’s child internment camps, he refused to join any of the several legislative efforts to stop them, instead only signing on to a letter.
As disturbing details were emerging regarding the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, who’s favored to become the Republican nominee for governor, released an ad that paints immigrants as a threat to national security.
During a Debate Last Night, One of Four GOP Candidates for Governor Opposed Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” Policy, Which Trump Now Says He’ll End
After saying he didn’t have the power to stop immigrant children from being taken from their families, Trump is now saying he’ll sign an executive order to stop the child grabbing on the border.
Immigrant Parents Are at Fault, not Trump, for Having their Children Taken from Them at the Border, Says Colorado Congressman
U.S. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) blames immigrant parents, not the Trump Administration, for the “sad reality” that some immigrant children will be separated from their parents at the U.S. border.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) announced Wednesday that he supports a parliamentary maneuver to force a long-stalled vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on legislation to protect some young immigrants, known as Dreamers, from deportation.
Over the past six weeks, since U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) promised to restart his efforts to collect signatures on a “discharge petition” to force the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on legislation that would temporarily protect some so-called Dreamers from deportation, Coffman has apparently failed to convince a single Congressman, Democrat or Republican, to sign it.
Colorado Springs Republican says he knows how he’d build rapport if he’s elected to state legislature
Colorado Springs Republican Karl Schneider says his experience in Africa will help him cut deals at the state Capitol if he wins his primary-election bid to unseat State Rep. Dave Williams.
Coffman again promises to force vote on Bridge Act (temporary), not to be confused with the Dream Act (permanent)
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) recommitted this week to force a House vote to protect Dreamers from deportation, if there is no legislative fix by March 5, when the program’s phaseout under Trump is complete.
Coffman backtracks on support for Dream Act, calling the bill “unrealistic” even though he’s voted repeatedly for Hail Mary legislation
During a raucous town hall meeting Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) backed off a pledge of support for the Dream Act, which he co-sponsored just last year.