Deborah Erbisch, the secretary for the Mesa County Republican Party, was helping to decorate the party’s float ahead of Grand Junction’s Fourth of July parade when she took time to explain her views on immigration and border security.
President Trump’s immigration policies – especially the past practice of separating thousands of migrant children from their parents at the border – have divided the country in recent months. Despite the uproar, Erbisch has stood by the president.
“We feel for those kids. We feel for those people. We know they want to come to a better place. But they’ve got to do it the right way,” she said. “What they are doing is wrong and that they are putting their kids in harm’s way.”
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