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Confirmed: Lying Liars at DHS Delayed Arrest of Sen. Menendez's Illegal Alien Intern
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Via the AP:

Federal immigration agents were prepared to arrest an illegal immigrant and registered sex offender days before the November elections but were ordered by Washington to hold off after officials warned of “significant interest” from Congress and news organizations because the suspect was a volunteer intern for Sen. Robert Menendez, according to internal agency documents provided to Congress.

The Homeland Security Department said last month, when The Associated Press first disclosed the delayed arrest of Luis Abrahan Sanchez Zavaleta, that AP’s report was “categorically false.”

Translation: DHS lied.

Good on Republican watchdogs for smoking out the lying liars.

After the AP story, which cited an unnamed U.S. official involved in the case, Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa and six other Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee asked the Obama administration for details about the incident.

According to those documents, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Newark had arranged to arrest Sanchez at the local prosecutor’s office on Oct. 25. That was fewer than two weeks before the election.

Noting that Sanchez was a volunteer in Menendez’s Senate office, ICE officials in New Jersey advised that the arrest “had the possibility of garnering significant congressional and media interest” and were “advised to postpone the arrest” until officials in Washington gave approval. The documents describe a conference call between officials Washington and New Jersey to “determine a way forward, given the potential sensitivities surrounding the case.”

Refresher December 2012: Shocked face: DHS delayed arrest of Sen. Menendez’s illegal alien sex offender intern for election

As I noted, the politicization and delay of high-profile illegal aliens has continued under both Democrat and Republican administrations.

Good to see mainstream media outlets finally discovering the bipartisan open-borders cronyism.

(Republished from MichelleMalkin.com by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: Immigration, Politics