Top Democrats are increasingly worried about Syrian refugees, too

November 18, 2015 12:35 PM

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Bolstered by GOP presidential candidates and governors clamoring for an end to Obama's plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the aftermath of the Paris attacks on Friday, Republican congressional leaders are considering trying to pause it.

For the most part, Democrats are following President Obama's lead and slamming those ideas as antithetical to American values -- total non-starters that are at-best kneejerk reactions and at-worst xenophobic and illegal. "Anti-immigrant zealots are using the Paris tragedy to advance their anti-immig...

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