a reversal from a vote she cast more than a decade ago.

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) says that English should not be the official language of the U.S., a reversal from a vote she cast more than a decade ago.

At a campaign event in Las Vegas on Friday, Klobuchar said she has now “taken a strong position against” the English-language amendment, which she voted for in 2007, according to The Associated Press.

Klobuchar was one of 17 Senate Democrats to vote for the amendment, which would have reversed an executive order by former President Clinton that required government materials to be provided in languages other than English.

 

Her shift on the issue comes a week before the Democratic caucuses in Nevada, which has a significant Latino population and where she polls at about 10 percent support.

“I think that when you look at a state like this state, and a country like ours that is so diverse, you don’t want to have that provision in law because then it would be very difficult to have, say, government documents and other things translated into other languages,” she said Friday, according to the AP. “So that is not a position I take. I did vote that way, but way back then, along with many other people.”

Klobuchar is competing with former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Vice President Joe Biden for support from moderate voters in the Democratic race following her third-place finish in the New Hampshire primary earlier this week.

On Thursday, Klobuchar received subtle criticism from Buttigieg, who, without mentioning her, pointed out that "some of those same voices" from Washington who criticize his campaign also voted to confirm former U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who presided over family separation policies at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) — the only other senators still in the race — did not vote to confirm McAleenan.

Klobuchar responded by telling the AP she “vehemently” disagrees with Trump’s immigration policies while noting that McAleenan was recommended by former Obama administration officials and other Democrats. 

The Klobuchar campaign did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Hill.

https://thehill.com/homenews/c...guage-reversing-from

I'm Just Happy to Be Here - Bring it On

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It's becoming very difficult to hear the number of ways the Drats in their
attempt to take America away from the Americans.
 
Mexico is plenty big enough for all the liberal dems to relocate with as
many languages and diversities they can handle. Leave us, US citizens,
alone to our hard fought for country, culture, God, language, success/
failures, way of life as we have died for to maintain and sunsets we have
come to realize may also be taken away.
As always we will forever fight. 
It seems like the 47 Democrats that are/were running for potus has a
disdain for America because it doesn't follow the liberal voters agenda.
The hell with common sense.

The most commonly used language in the United States is English (specifically, American English), which is the de facto national language. No YABA DABAnetheless, many other languages are also spoken, or historically have been spoken, in the United States. wiki--

Good enough for any true America, if not-----

WHAT LANGUAGE SHOULD IT BE,,, YABA DABA DOO...

 

seeweed posted:

We have not "National Language" .  Fact.

 

No one said we did and that is a problem we should fix asap. We should have an official language ....and that should be English. Fact.

to late,, we have to many different languages here now,,  our doors are wide open to people that don't improve our country.  However to people are education, socially 20 years behind us.  The south Americans coming here don't have skills.. The Muslims are largely violent and support sharia law.  Neither care about assimilating into our society.  in fact they demand we assimilate to them.

1130 posted:

to late,, we have to many different languages here now,,  our doors are wide open to people that don't improve our country.  However to people are education, socially 20 years behind us.  The south Americans coming here don't have skills.. The Muslims are largely violent and support sharia law.  Neither care about assimilating into our society.  in fact they demand we assimilate to them.

It's never too late.

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