Rep. Ileana Ros-LehtinenIleana Carmen Ros-LehtinenHigh-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Bottom line Bottom line MORE (R-Fla.) on Tuesday blasted a fellow GOP lawmaker who called for "Dreamers" attending President TrumpDonald TrumpTexas announces election audit in four counties after Trump demand Schumer sets Monday showdown on debt ceiling-government funding bill Pennsylvania AG sues to block GOP subpoenas in election probe MORE's State of the Union address to be arrested by Capitol Police.
“Oh my goodness, Rep.Gosar. Dreamers don’t post a threat to us. This is so drastic and cruel. Dios mío,” Ros-Lehtinen tweeted to Rep. Paul GosarPaul Anthony GosarDomestic extremists return to the Capitol Republicans keep distance from 'Justice for J6' rally Washington ramps up security ahead of Sept. 18 rally MORE (R-Ariz.)
Oh my goodness, RepGosar. Dreamers don’t pose a threat to us. This is so drastic and cruel. Dios mío. https://t.co/PLKgvryhHW— Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (@RosLehtinen) January 30, 2018
Gosar earlier Tuesday called on Capitol Police and Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsOvernight Hillicon Valley — Apple issues security update against spyware vulnerability Stanford professors ask DOJ to stop looking for Chinese spies at universities in US Overnight Energy & Environment — Democrats detail clean electricity program MORE to check identification of State of the Union attendees and arrest immigrants in the country illegally.
The comment comes after some lawmakers on both sides of the aisle announced they would bring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients to Trump's first State of the Union address.
A number of Republicans quickly distanced themselves from Gosar’s call on Twitter.
Ros-Lehtinen, a centrist Republican, has been vocal in her support of granting Dreamers a path to citizenship.
She is also a frequent critic of President Trump, most recently calling his reported “shithole countries” remark about certain nations “reprehensible” and “racist.”