Ingraham Distorts Sen. Schumer's Comments To Claim He Threatened Violent Protests If Immigration Reform Fails
Alleges Schumer Implied, "Do You Want This Blood On Your Hands"
From the June 24 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show:
SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY) (VIDEO CLIP): This has the potential of becoming the next major civil rights movement. I could envision in the late summer or early fall if Boehner tries to bottle the bill up or put something in without a path to citizenship, I could see a million people on the mall in Washington.
UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTERS (VIDEO CLIP): Si se puede! Si se puede! Si se puede!
LAURA INGRAHAM (host): Well and the good thing about that is Bob Corker, John Hoeven, McCain, and Graham, and Hatch, all these guys, they -- are they going to be wearing their si se puede t-shirts? Because they should be leading the march on Washington. Chuck Schumer threatening what will happen if John Boehner doesn't agree to a pathway to citizenship. Basically saying, Boehner, take this 1200 page bill, and slap your, slap your imprimatur on it, make sure a few of your Republicans support it, suspend the Hastert rule, get this thing done. We want this the law of the land. We have a lot of new Democrat voters to register, sir. I found that threat, issuing a warning, to be one of the more disturbing aspects of what happened over the last several days on this immigration deal.
You're listening to The Laura Ingraham Show, delighted you're with us, here from New York. I'll be hosting the O'Reilly Factor tonight, so make sure to tune in. We're going to have a great show. We had a terrific show on Friday. A lot of reaction to talking points memo. You'll love my talking points memo today as well. The stock market down 200 plus points. And the country is waiting to see whether the Supreme Court will tell every state in the Union that you have to adopt gay marriage. So that could be in the offing. And a lot of people predicting that John Roberts or Kennedy would write the opinion. We don't obviously have any idea yet, but we will get that to you as soon as that decision is handed down.
Also, when, when Chuck Schumer threatens to shut down Washington, that's what it is. You -- we will wreak havoc on every city. Why didn't Schumer just say that it was going to be riots like 1968, '69, where we, we burned half of Washington? He might have just said that. Don't you believe it was implicit in what Chuck Schumer said? Do you believe it was? I think it was. I think the subtext of all of this is: it's gonna get violent. Do you want this blood on your hands? Do you agree with me?