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Senate Dems Shock: Protecting Illegals’ Voting Rights Over Americans!

As the nation gears up for the 2024 presidential election and grapples with a surge of illegal immigration at the southern border, Republicans are taking proactive steps to safeguard election integrity. Central to their efforts is a push to ensure that only citizens are counted in determining congressional districts and Electoral College representation. However, Democrats have once again shown resistance to these measures, recently rejecting proposed legislation aimed at excluding illegal immigrants from census counts used for apportioning House seats and Electoral College votes.

Senator Bill Hagerty of Tennessee led the charge by introducing an amendment to a $460 billion spending package, advocating for the inclusion of a U.S. citizenship question in future censuses conducted by the Census Bureau. The intention behind the proposed legislation was clear: to prevent illegal immigrants and non-citizens from unduly influencing the allocation of congressional districts and Electoral College representation. Despite Hagerty’s efforts, the bill faced staunch opposition from 51 Democrats and Independents.

In a show of unity, 45 Republicans supported the legislation, with only Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska deviating from the party line. Senator Hagerty expressed disappointment at the Democrats’ unanimous rejection, suggesting that their opposition signals a deliberate strategy to exploit illegal aliens and sanctuary cities to bolster their political power. He underscored the significance of the legislation in upholding the rights of every American citizen and pledged to persist in advocating for the issue within the Senate chambers.

The proposed bill echoes a Trump-era initiative that sought to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census. Democrats had vehemently criticized Trump’s efforts, arguing that questioning individuals about their citizenship status was inappropriate and driven by partisan motives to benefit Republicans in future elections. The recent rejection of the legislation by Democrats underscores the persistent partisan divide on the issue of addressing illegal immigration within the framework of electoral representation.

As the debate unfolds, Republicans remain committed to their goal of ensuring that the voices of American citizens are not diluted or manipulated by the inclusion of illegal immigrants in census counts. They view measures such as including a citizenship question as essential safeguards against electoral manipulation and the erosion of democratic principles. However, with Democrats steadfast in their opposition, the battle for election integrity promises to remain a contentious and fiercely contested arena in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential election.

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