Monday, January 11, 2016

Oregon Democrat: Obama Admin to Blame for Bundy Standoff

Rep. Peter DeFazio, a Democrat from Oregon, said that the Obama administration’s “abject failure” to enforce the law has led to the current standoff at a wildlife refuge in his state. DeFazio blamed the administration for the standoff at Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in recent comments to a local Portland radio station, BuzzFeed first reported. “I think one of the most interesting analysis I’d seen was done by the Southern Poverty Law Center,” DeFazio said. “And they said the abject failure of the Obama administration to enforce the law against Cliven Bundy and backing down under threats of violence, prosecuting no one, not collecting the fees, not removing his illegal grazing, has greatly emboldened and caused a proliferation of militia movements and I would say this pretty much a direct result of that.” “So this time, they need to enforce the law,” DeFazio said...more

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