26 GOP Senators, 97 House Republicans Ask For More Foreign Workers To Fill U.S. Jobs – Report

With everything going on in the D.C. swamp, it’s hard for many Americans to actually see real news taking place in other parts of the country.

This is especially true given House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats are on the cusp of passing a bill that would bring more foreign workers to the United States to compete against working-class Americans for jobs.

In total, 123 Republicans in the Senate and House have signed and sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf to bring more foreign workers to America to fill jobs.

In a letter to Wolf, 26 Republican Senators and 97 Republican House members joined 66 Senate and House Democrats in demanding DHS allow businesses to bring an additional roughly 30,000 foreign workers on the H-2B visa program to take nonagricultural blue-collar U.S. jobs.

Every year, U.S. companies are allowed to import 66,000 low-skilled H-2B foreign workers to take blue-collar, non-agricultural jobs.

Businesses have used the H-2B visa program has been used by businesses to bring in cheaper, foreign workers and has contributed to blue-collar Americans having their wages undercut.

“We urge DHS to release the maximum number of additional visas without delay,” the Senators and House members wrote. “These vital American businesses depend on the expeditious release of a sufficient number of additional visas.”

And, to state the obvious, Trump is vehemently against this bill and the idea of taking away jobs from Americans.

As detailed by Breitbart, below are the names of all the Republicans in both the House and Senate who support the Democrats bill.

The 26 GOP Senators who signed the letter include:

  • Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC)
  • Sen. James Risch (R-ID)
  • Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  • Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)
  • Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)
  • Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY)
  • Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)
  • Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
  • Sen. Mike Crap (R-ID)
  • Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)
  • Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
  • Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)
  • Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
  • Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  • Sen. Todd Young (R-IN)
  • Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  • Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
  • Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  • Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA)
  • Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

The 97 Republican House members who signed the letter include:

  • Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)
  • Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI)
  • Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)
  • Rep. John Curtis (R-UT)
  • Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN)
  • Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA)
  • Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC)
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AZ)
  • Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI)
  • Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI)
  • Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX)
  • Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA)
  • Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)
  • Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
  • Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL)
  • Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)
  • Rep. Darren Soto (R-FL)
  • Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD)
  • Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO)
  • Rep. Michael Guest (R-MS)
  • Rep. Peter King (R-NY)
  • Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS)
  • Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN)
  • Rep. Neal Dunn (R-FL)
  • Rep. Elise Stefancik (R-NY)
  • Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
  • Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
  • Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA)
  • Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA)
  • Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA)
  • Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA)
  • Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC)
  • Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA)
  • Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC)
  • Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL)
  • Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA)
  • Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI)
  • Rep. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND)
  • Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS)
  • Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH)
  • Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX)
  • Rep. David Joyce (R-OH)
  • Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS)
  • Rep. French Hill (R-AR)
  • Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV)
  • Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)
  • Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)
  • Rep. Billy Long (R-MO)
  • Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH)
  • Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY)
  • Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
  • Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
  • Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY)
  • Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)
  • Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)
  • Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR)
  • Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
  • Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK)
  • Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA)
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)
  • Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
  • Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)
  • Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS)
  • Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC)
  • Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH)
  • Rep. Don Young (R-AK)
  • Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN)
  • Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI)
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT)
  • Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)
  • Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)
  • Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH)
  • Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
  • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
  • Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL)
  • Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN)
  • Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK)
  • Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Rutherford (R-FL)
  • Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA)
  • Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA)
  • Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)
  • Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)
  • Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX)
  • Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)
  • Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA)
  • Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI)
  • Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL)
  • Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)
  • Rep. John Carter (R-TX)
  • Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)
  • Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH)
  • Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA)

This bill is not something Trump and his administration support.

Trump’s team has spent three years trying to tighten the labor market, which has secured historic wage hikes for blue-collar and working-class Americans.

And the fact that a total of 123 Republicans in Congress support this bill will not sit well with the president.