Bill O'Reilly confronts Donald Trump: You can't 'deport people who have American citizenship'

Screen Shot 2015 08 19 at 7.40.45 AMFox News host Bill O'Reilly repeatedly challenged a key portion of Donald Trump's immigration agenda during an interview Tuesday night.

The real-estate magnate and Republican presidential candidate recently unveiled his multipart plan to clamp down on illegal immigration.

Among other things, Trump called for ending birthright citizenship, or the right of anyone born in the US to American citizenship.

As O'Reilly pointed out, however, the Constitution's 14th Amendment enshrines birthright citizenship into US law.

"That's not going to happen because the 14th Amendment says if you're born here, you're an American," O'Reilly said. "And you can't kick Americans out. The courts would block you at every turn. You must know all that."

Trump insisted that the Constitution did not grant citizenship to "anchor babies," a pejorative term used to describe the children of people who enter the country illegally with the purpose of having a son or daughter who would then be granted US citizenship.

"Bill, I think you're wrong about the 14th Amendment," Trump said. "And frankly, the whole thing with 'anchor babies' and the concept of 'anchor babies' — I don't think you're right about that."

O'Reilly was incredulous.

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Unfortunately, for us and Trump there was a Supreme Court case back in 1985 setting some kind of precedent on this matter. INS vs Rios and Pineda. But this is just another case where the Supreme Court has misinterpreted the US Constitution and the 14th Amendment

Again , US Supreme Court CANNOT make US Constitutional law they can only interpret what is already in the US Constitution . And yes the US Supreme Court did in fact misinterpret the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution . The Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was put in place so that newly freed slaves could be US Citizen . It was never meant for illegals to come to the US and have their children become US Citizen by birth . The US Supreme Court has been playing political games with the US Constitution for the last one hundred years . 

What is interesting to me is that the 14th Amendment was put in place illegally as a punishment for the South having the audacity to exercise their constitutional right to secede from the union.  At the time of the 14th Amendment there were 37 States in the Union.  28 were needed to ratify the Amendment.  There were only 22 yes votes with 12 no votes and 3 States not voting.  In other words; it failed to pass.  So, the northern controlled congress resorted to blackmail and bayonet points.  The northern controlled congress did the following three things.  1. They declared the Southern States outside of the indivisible Union which they fought a war to keep in.  2. They denied majority rule in the Southern States by the disfranchisement of large numbers of the white population.  3. They required the Southern States to ratify the amendment as the price to get back into the union from which they had been denied the right to secede.  Actually it sounds very much like something our government would pull today.

Oreilly is bloviating as usual. Scholars know the 14th Amendment was not intended to give citizenship to anyone born here, UNLESS they were subject to the jurisdiction of the US, meaning their parents were already US citizens.  As usual, a bunch of stinking, lying, treasonous lawyers masquerading as "justices" of the SC "interpreted" the amendment to give citizenship to ANYONE born here regardless of the citizenship of their parents.

Time to call for SCOTUS judges to be recalled when they make fundamental errors in their decisions.

Mike, I agree 100% !

Correct, O'Reilly is not informed on this one, and he made a fool out of himself to those who know the issue. However, Trump should have boned up on this one and hit O hard with the facts, but he wasn't informed either.

Absolutely right on this, Mike.!!

I did some research.The fourteenth amendment does not apply to anyone but slaves.This amendment has been abused to include anyone born on American soil.But that wasn't the intent of the 14th when it comes to anyone from another country born in America.But here's my point.America's nolonger slave holders,So that means the 14th can be null and void.Even without a convention.It just only needs to apply to blacks having babies who are owned.

 Off subject, Was the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Amendments ever ratified ? 

He is just trying to play on both sides of the fence. Unfortunately he is not succeeding. He is a lefty.

Changing our Constitution is both dangerous, and unlikely. Therefore perhaps the easiest way to resolve the citizenship issue for children born on US soil, to an illegal alien mother, would be to declare those children "wards of the state," and make them subject to adoption by American citizens. The parent is illegal, and should have NO legal claim to the US citizen child. 

The potus can pick and choose which laws are enforced and which aren't. Therefore, if elected, Donald Trump can do as he pleases. He just has to set in place, the justice? department that he needs.





Obama Lies Again: – Ignores That The Year After Signing The Stimulus More Than (4) Million Jobs Were Lost

Former President Obama, the only President in US history who had his FBI and other Intel agencies spy on the opposition party candidate, claims that he created the great economy that Americans are enjoying today. The only thing Obama created was debt and massive job losses with his horrible economic recovery.

Yesterday the former President tweeted an effort to take credit for President Trump’s successful economy:

Joe Hoft@joehoft

Of course another @BarackObama lie. He can’t open his mouth without lying. 11 years ago the US lost (4.3) million jobs over the next 12 months. Horrible liar. 

Barack Obama  @BarackObama

Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.

President Obama’s policies were a disgrace and a failure. He doubled the national debt in spite of zero interest rates from the Fed. His recovery was the worst in US history.

Also, Obama’s assertion is just plain false. The ‘Stimulus’ was passed in February 2009 right after Obama took over the Presidency. He promised to not pass any bills for at least a week to allow for the bills to be read by the people but lied as soon as he was sworn in. The Stimulus was hundreds and hundreds of pages of government handouts to Democrat districts and it was close to $1 million. This was not what America needed and it led to the Tea Party.

Far-left Wikipedia has this to say about the Stimulus:

Note that in his infinite wisdom, NYT economist Paul Krugman is credited with arguing that “the stimulus was far smaller than the economic crisis warranted”. (He also said the markets would crash and burn if President Trump was elected President.)

The data shows that the 12 months after Obama’s stimulus, the US lost 4.3 million jobs:

In Obama’s first three years he netted a loss of 1.5 million jobs compared to President Trump who has added more than 6.7 million jobs.

When it comes to the economy, the billionaire schools the community organizer every time.

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