Former president George W. Bush has announced he will be working with the influential Koch Network to work with the Biden White House on measures to push mass immigration.
“We’ve got a coalition of like-minded people working this issue,” Bush said to Trump-hating radio host Hugh Hewitt last week.
The George W. Bush Center will be pushing mass immigration as a way to cement Bush’s legacy as a “compassionate conservative” and attempt to erase former President Trump’s imprint on Republican politics.
“Many of them are involved on Capitol Hill. So the Bush Center is spearheading a reform movement. It’s quiet except for this book [of paintings], which makes it not quiet. … We’re talking to people about, you know, what needs to be done. I mean, the Koch Brothers, for example, I know that’s a word [Koch] that scares a lot of people on the left, but they’re very much in favor of a rational immigration policy. And they’re putting money behind it, and they’re pushing hard,” Bush said.
“Now there hasn’t been interparty outreach, yet. But maybe it’s not quite ripe. My view is if the President is sincere about this, he ought to sit down with, you know, some rational Republicans. But … he’s got to finish his initial agenda, however. He’s got a lot on his plate right now. But eventually, I think there’s a deal to be done,” he added.
Big League Politics reported on how the Bush Center worked during the Trump administration to undermine his America First agenda on immigration:
“President Donald Trump has apparently had a change of heart regarding open immigration following a massive corporate lobbying push to import more foreign workers into the US that would boost multinational profits at the expense of US workers. Read more…