HISPANIC CAUCUS WEIGHS WHETHER TO LET REPUBLICAN JOIN – Joe Walsh

HISPANIC CAUCUS WEIGHS WHETHER TO LET REPUBLICAN JOIN

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From Politico.

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.”

“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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