The Congressional Hispanic Caucus could decide by Thursday whether to add Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) to its ranks over the protest of several Democrats.
The Caucus is historically a Democratic caucus, and is hesitating due to the fact that Rep. Carlos Curbelo is Republican.
Joe Walsh, former Congressman and now right-wing talk show host, tweeted “He’s Hispanic. He’s a Congressman. But so far, he’s not able to join the Cong Hispanic Caucus. Why? He’s Republican.”
He’s Hispanic. He’s a Congressman. But so far, he’s not able to join the Cong Hispanic Caucus. Why?
He’s Republican https://t.co/G2B8QaZReI
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) November 1, 2017
“The Congressional Hispanic Caucus should not discriminate against any American of Hispanic descent,” Curbelo said in a statement. “The CHC should focus on uniting America’s Hispanic community in support of issues like compassionate immigration reform, economic growth and opportunity, and better education.”
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