GOP Rep.: Don’t trust Obama with border security or Clinton with your daughter

By David Edwards
Thursday, July 11, 2013 8:43 EDT
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Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks to NBC News
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A Republican congressman from Kansas is standing behind his suggestion that President Barack Obama should not be trusted to secure the border just like President Bill Clinton should not be trusted not to have sex with people’s daughters.

In a tweet on Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) wrote: “Most House Rs agree w/ most Senate Rs and Americans. Trusting Obama w/ border security is like trusting Bill Clinton w/ your daughter #tcot.”

The congressman explained his remarks to NBC News later on Wednesday.

“I made a comment kind of offhand that trusting Barack Obama with border security was like trusting my daughter with Bill Clinton,” he said. “We just don’t trust him!”

In June, Huelskamp also had quipped that “letting this administration define border security is like letting Bill Clinton define sexual relations.”

Watch this video from NBC News, broadcast July 10, 2013.

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(h/t: Talking Points Memo)

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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