Nicole Belle at Crooks and Liars is calling out the hypocrisy and flip-flopping of Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who sits on the House Judiciary Committee and chairs the House Immigration Subcommittee, appeared on FOX this weekend to talk to John Roberts about immigration reform in the House. Nicole captures the exchange: House Immigration Subcommittee chairman Rep.… Continue »

The House Judiciary Committee is meeting today to markup H.R. 2278, the so-called “SAFE Act,” an extremist anti-immigrant bill which would criminalize all undocumented immigrants.  Below is a collection of responses to the bill: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL): The Arizona SB1070 law was substantially struck down by the Supreme Court?  No matter, the Republicans want… Continue »

More breaking news from Congress today about new committee and subcommittee chairs: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) has announced his pick for the new House Immigration Subcommittee Chair—Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC). Here’s what we know: Gowdy supported Lamar Smith’s STEM Jobs Act—twice—voting yes on a bill that would increase STEM visas for… Continue »