Gardner Under Fire for Undercutting 2018 Senate GOP Campaigns

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Jim Stinson
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17 February 2018
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Colorado News
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President Donald Trump and Republicans seeking to retain majorities in both houses of Congress have a Rocky Mountain-sized problem on their hands, just as a crucial battle for control of the Senate heats up.
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), seems on a mission to make Trump’s political life miserable. And the main beneficiary of the tension could be Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other Democratic Senate incumbents and challengers.
Gardner voted late thursday for an immigration proposal authored by Schumer. The bill would have suspended immigration enforcement until June 30 and extended amnesty to as many as 10 million illegal aliens now in the U.S....
“Not only do Cory Gardner and his pals in the Bush cartel stand in direct opposition to President Trump and his ‘America First’ agenda with their push for amnesty — they stand in direct opposition to the millions of Americans looking for work, whose jobs are outsourced to cheaper, low-skilled illegal immigrants from the South,” Noel Fritsch, a conservative political consultant from North Carolina, told LifeZette....
Gardner has also gone on record as being against the security wall Trump promised to build along the southern border with Mexico....