WATCH: This Democrat Senator just embarrassed herself in the worst way

Democrat Senator Mazie Hirono expected to have a viral video moment during her questioning of an ICE official on Tuesday.

And sure enough, when the cameras were on, she did.

But it didn’t turn out at all like she expected.

ICE official Matthew Albence took Democrat Senator Mazie Hirono (HI) to school during a hearing on Capitol Hill.


Hirono tried to put Albence on the spot when she asked, “would you send your child to [the Family Residential Centers]?”

But that’s when things started to go wrong for Hirono.

WATCH:

The Daily Caller describes the exchange:

Albence appeared to be losing his patience with the senator’s line of questioning and perceived lack of understanding of the issue, saying, “Again, I think we’re missing the point. These individuals are there because they have broken a law. There has to be a process.”

The senator, not liking where Albence’s answer was leading, interjected: “They have broken a law only as deemed so by the president,” she said.

“No, ma’am. They’re there for violation of Title 8 of the immigration of the U.S. and Nationality Act. OK? They’re 8 USC 1325 — that’s illegal entry — is both a criminal and civil violation,” Albence retorted. “They are in those FRCs pending the outcome of that civil immigration process. They have broken the law,” he concluded.

Hirono, now visibly both flustered and frustrated, tried to draw a distinction between civil and criminal proceedings, but was again quickly shot down by the ICE representative.

“There were criminal proceedings when the border patrol prosecuted them, but at the conclusion of that process, once the individual came into ICE custody, they would go through administrative proceedings,” Albence told the Senator.

That’s when it was clear Hirono was completely lost, and she paused for a moment before saying, “I’m confused.”


Imagine a U.S. Senator being confused that illegally crossing the border is a crime.

All those years of Obama’s Orwellian doublespeak and the fake news media referring to illegal aliens as “undocumented immigrants” must’ve caused Hirono to lose sight of that simple fact.

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16 Comments

  1. Sometimes even praying won’t help. I have often wondered were the elected officials are getting there degrees. Certainly a explanation is truly needed.

  2. Hirono needs to stop the Chinese folks getting papers in Hawaii and then they have a free ticket when they get here

  3. Yeah-If they are gonna help make laws that will affect the continuing history of this United States they certainly should know the prior history so that they will understand why certain rules were written and then voted on – if for no other reason that to avoid redundancy.
    In sports you have to to know the game inside out before you are allowed to be a reff. Why should politics be any different?

  4. Hawaii probably wouldn’t be large enough for ALL ILLEGALS.. Use California too. They will be WELCOME with open arms!

  5. She sho is confused. How in the world people like this are running our government is crazy. 20 trillion in debt. Here is one reason why. People with very little mind for business making business decisions. Here is a senator making criminal and civil decisions and don’t even know the difference.

  6. Reckon she thinks Trump wrote all the laws on the books between getting nominated & elected. We should not even take them into custody, just give them water, MRE’s & point them back where they came from. That would cut our spending by enough to pay for the wall. If they are not here, the Liberal/Leftists will nothing to cry about.

    These people do not give a damn about kids. Their stunts @ Kavanaugh’s hearing today in front of his daughters proves that. Wonder how Judge Kavanaugh explained the situation tonight to his daughters.

    Hirono is just one of the nut cases. I can’t wait to see how that no brain 28 year old performs, will have to be a bucket of laughs

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