Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore (Jim who?) challenged Donald Trump to a “mano a mano” debate on birthright citizenship.
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Former Gov. Jim Gilmore, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, on Friday challenged GOP front-runner Donald Trump to a “mano a mano” debate on birthright citizenship.
Gilmore has criticized Trump’s plan to overturn the birthright citizenship provision of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It guarantees citizenship to babies born in the U.S., even if their parents are in the U.S. illegally.
“Donald Trump is wrong on this issue and on his views of the 14th Amendment,” Gilmore said in a statement. “I challenge Donald Trump to debate ‘mano a mano’ on this issue. His comments are irresponsible, offensive to Latinos and a threat to the U.S. Constitution.”
“Any time, any place,” Gilmore said. “I will debate Donald Trump on his wrong-headed view of the 14th Amendment and his determination to deny children born in America birthright citizenship.”
The United States and Canada are the ONLY developed nations that offer birthright citizenship.
The UK, France, Ireland, Australia, INDIA, Portugal and New Zealand ALL threw out the unpopular law.
Via Numbers USA