In the following video clip* showing U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl at a recent North Phoenix Tea Party meeting, he relates a conversation he had with President Obama. Kyl asserts that Obama personally told him that the administration will not secure the U.S.-Mexico border because doing so would make it politically difficult to pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
“I met with the president in the Oval Office, just the two of us,” Kyl said. “Here’s what the president said. The problem is if we secure the border, then you all (congressional Republicans) won’t have any reason to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform.”
Since Kyl teamed with Sens. John McCain and Ted Kennedy on this same amnesty measure in 2007, it seems odd that he is now reporting this to an assemblage of conservative voters as something horrific. Conservatives referred to the so-called reforms as Shamnesty then. The only thing that has changed is that his fellow architect of this scam, John McCain, is in a hotly contested primary being challenged by conservative J.D. Hayworth.
Don’t be conned by the newly crafted indignation exhibited by the duplicitous Sen. Jon Kyl, who has obviously jumped aboard McCain’s Forked Tongue Express.
Byron York of the Washington Examiner relates that now the White House is accusing Kyl of lying.
*H/T to Red State