Citing “democracy in action”, Lansing Mayor Virgil Bernero and his city council are walking back their position on turning their city into a sanctuary for illegal immigrants.
One week after debating Tucker Carlson on the merits of his city’s sanctuary policy, Mayor Virgil Bernero (D-Lansing) returned to break some news on that front.
Tucker opens the segment saying:
“After 168 hours as a sanctuary city, Lansing city council called a special meeting . . . to reconsider this, perhaps because they recognized it could cost them a lot of federal money.”
The Lansing Mayor then gave a little monologue where he went on to describe the situation at hand:
“I must say, I heard from a lot of your fans after I came on, and you do have a great fanbase, I think it’s wonderful – look, what we’re seeing is democracy in action, Tucker, and this discussion is part of it, I think we should have more conversations where we shed light, not heat, and I appreciate that, that’s one of the things I appreciate about your show, people get a chance to talk about real issues, and council is having a real debate. Council heard from the chamber of commerce, I work with the chamber of commerce on growing business all the time in Lansing, and they’re hearing from the people on both sides of the issue.”