NY-Born Governor: ‘If There is a Move to Deport Immigrants, I Say Then Start With Me’ [VIDEO]

Written by Philip Hodges

Okay, this is beyond fake news.

In all of Donald Trump’s rhetoric – even during the heat of the campaign – when did he say anything about deporting immigrants? People who are here illegally is one thing. But Trump never said anything about deporting just any immigrants. ‘Illegal’ is the operative word here.

But it’s even beyond that. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was born in New York. And he’s calling himself an immigrant and acting like a martyr. “As I’ve said before, I say again today, if there is a move to deport immigrants, I say then start with me,” he said Wednesday. Here’s what he said:

take our poll - story continues below

Should Brett Kavanaugh withdraw over sexual misconduct allegations?

  • Should Brett Kavanaugh withdraw over sexual misconduct allegations?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Eagle Rising updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

“And if there is a move to deport immigrants, I say then start with me. Because I am the son of Mario Cuomo, the son of Andrea Cuomo, a poor Italian immigrant who came to this country without a job, without money, without resources. And he was here only for the promise of America. And if we’re going to question immigrants, and deport immigrants, then who are safe? And who is left? Because we are all immigrants.”

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Philip Hodges

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Send this to a friend