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More than a few times here on the broadcast about the shocking increase in food stamps under President Obama.
When he took office there were 31 point nine million people -- one point nine.
Million people on food stamps.
Now that number.
-- is 47.
Widely -- Now that's that's -- 50% spike almost ended the it's stunning to think about because we have been out of recession.
Come July we'll run out of recession for four years and it continues.
And thanks to the government watchdog group judicial watch.
We're learning today that as is often the case in government it's not an accident.
Judicial watch announced that -- obtained documents showing the Department of Agriculture.
Is promoting food stamps or illegal -- A 2009.
US TA -- distributed to the Mexican embassy in -- this that it's quote.
You need not divulge information regarding your immigration status in seeking this benefit for your children.
Illegal immigrants aren't legally allowed terrorists to food stamps -- welfare from.
The idea from the government but the USDA can't be bothered with some laws rules and regulations.
And they have -- their ways and which to get by at all.
Illegal immigrants also are -- -- to receive tax credit.
Tax for a I said tax -- incredible.
A Treasury Department inspector general notes that that is not the case in fact.
Tax payments to illegal immigrants have more than tripled over the past few years I said trip.
From two point one.
Back in 2008.
To seven point -- war.
Seven point four billion dollars.
So why is this especially troubling or alarming are worthy of note.
The Senate's gang of eight is now pushing a path to citizenship.
Or eleven million illegal -- You can argue about that number.
Told you the number comes with a big asterisk next to it some people say there are millions more than eleven million in this country some -- fuel.
But here's a very troubling -- According to one conservative group the Center for Immigration Studies 47% of households.
-- Illegal immigrants receive some kind of welfare.
Now that's -- certainly to criticize illegal immigrants who take welfare.
Nor are we trying to can -- the Government of Mexico.
Which exports its unskilled.
Often un educated citizens to the United States.
This is to criticize the government.
That over the course of more than a decade.
Billions upon billions of taxpayer -- And they've they've -- or faces while doing this these are numbers and and I want to say thank you for senator Jeff Sessions.
In his great staff.
-- -- providing.
Many of these numbers and doing the hard work -- calculate what.
Government agencies in the executive branch will divulge.
That's because this government understands one thing and it was true not only under this president but the -- That the American people have to be done my knowledge about what is actually happening.
Because the public policy choices being made and particularly on this issue.
Awfully difficult to rationalize it the facts -- before the American people.
Almost everything about illegal immigration but the facts to know almost everything about this administration's.
But -- affect.
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