Rep. Paul Broun: Democrats need ‘illegal aliens’ to win in Georgia

By David Ferguson
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 15:38 EDT
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Paul Broun speaks to CNN
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Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) said on Tuesday that Democrats will never be able to regain a majority in Georgia without enlisting the votes of “illegal aliens.” According to Georgia Public Broadcasting, the arch conservative ex-physician believes that the Republicans will reign uncontested over Georgia for decades to come.

“The only way Georgia is going to change is if we have all these illegal aliens in here in Georgia, and give them the right to vote. It would be morally wrong, it would be illegal to do so, under our current law,” Broun said.

“Actually, all these illegal aliens are getting federal largesse and taking taxpayer’s dollars. That’s the only way this state is going to become Democratic again, in the next number of decades,” he went on.

“It only helps the Democrats if we legalize all these illegal aliens in this country who the Democrats want to put on federal welfare programs — and actually, they are on federal welfare programs today,” he explained.

“The Democrats want to make them all basically dependent on the federal government so they can continue their radical, big government agenda.”

Broun said that none of the other candidates running for retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ seat have his record of unsuccessfully fighting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.”

“None of the other candidates have that record,” he boasted. “I’ve got the record of introducing a bill to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something that’s going to make your health insurance a lot less expensive than it is today.”

Broun has authored an anti-ACA bill called the Patient Option Act, but has failed thus far to bring it to the House floor for a vote.

David Ferguson
David Ferguson
David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
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