Reps. Anchia, Riddle Battle Over Anchor Babies

State Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball, on CNN.
State Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball, on CNN.

Tuesday night on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, state Reps. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas, and Debbie Riddle, R-Houston, debated the perilous issue del día: anchor babies.

Riddle warns of an elaborate terrorist plot to have foreign mothers give birth to babies in the United States, who will then be trained to destroy America once they come of age. In her animated appearance on CNN, Riddle defends the baby conspiracy plot despite admitting she "doesn't have the hard evidence on hand."

A few choice exchanges between Cooper and Riddle:

Cooper: But you have no actual evidence.

Riddle: Other than former FBI folks.

 

Cooper: Can you tell us who these former FBI folks are, what evidence they have or what evidence they've shown you?

Riddle: At this point I'm not going to reveal that.

Cooper: You say some former FBI agents have talked to your office. Have they given your office some facts or actual proof?

Riddle: That information we are still gathering.

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, brought up this theory on the U.S. House floor a little while back, also citing unidentified former FBI officials.

Oh, this is going to be a great legislative session.

 

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