Conservative columnist Ann CoulterAnn Hart CoulterMumford & Sons banjo player on hiatus after praising conservative journalist's book Library staffer fired after being accused of burning Trump, Coulter books Drudge congratulates Warnock, says Ann Coulter should have been GOP candidate MORE praised Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarSunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant Photos of the Week: Schumer, ASU protest and sea turtles Omar to accept award Saturday as American Muslim Public Servant of 2021 MORE (D-Minn.) and Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibPelosi: Democrats can't allow 'indecent' Boebert comments to stand Omar, Muslim Democrats decry Islamophobia amid death threats September video shows Boebert made earlier comments suggesting Omar was a terrorist MORE (D-Mich.), the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, for voting "for the American worker” Tuesday for their vote against a bipartisan bill aimed at reducing green card backlogs.
“Wow. 140 Republicans voted to sell out the American worker with H.R. 1044 (removing country caps for cheap foreign labor), while Ilhan and Rashida voted FOR the American worker (among only 8 Dems),” Coulter tweeted Tuesday morning.
Wow. 140 Republicans voted to sell out the American worker with H.R. 1044 (removing country caps for cheap foreign labor), while Ilhan and Rashida voted FOR the American worker (among only 8 Dems). https://t.co/rXCbtbeGAp— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) July 16, 2019
H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, passed the House 365-65 last Wednesday.
The legislation would eliminate the annual 7 percent cap on green cards for citizens of one country and raise the per-country cap for family-sponsored green cards from 7 percent to 15 percent.
“In order for American industries to remain competitive and create more jobs, they must be able to recruit and retain the best talent in the world,” Rep. Zoe LofgrenZoe Ellen LofgrenLofgren: Many Jan. 6 panel witnesses are former Trump officials One congressional committee is rejecting partisanship to protect state votes Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — China's president to video in for climate confab MORE (D-Calif.), who co-sponsored the bill, said in a statement last week. The bill would particularly benefit Indian and Chinese nationals living in the U.S., who face the longest green card waits.
Coulter’s tweet comes as Omar and Tlaib are the targets of a series of tweets from President TrumpDonald TrumpGOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified 'diverse group' of investors Iran thinks it has the upper hand in Vienna — here's why it doesn't MORE accusing them and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezHospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level McCarthy laments distractions from far-right members MORE (D-N.Y.) and Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyMcCarthy faces headaches from far-right House GOP House progressives urge Garland to intervene in ex-environmental lawyer Steven Donziger's case GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE (D-Mass.) of hating America and telling them to “go back” to other countries. All four members are U.S. citizens and only Omar was born abroad.