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Burgess Statement on Kate Steinle’s Murder Case
Posted by on December 1, 2017 | comments
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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on Kate Steinle’s murder case.   

“I am saddened and angered by the verdict reached in the murder trial of Kate Steinle, a young woman who was brutally killed in 2015 by an illegal immigrant and convicted felon. From a father’s perspective, I cannot imagine the loss her family has faced. Moving forward, we must act to protect Americans from such dangerous criminals residing in our country unlawfully.

“The Department of Justice should use every resource at its disposal to enforce laws designed to keep dangerous illegal immigrants from harming American citizens. Furthermore, I urge the Senate to swiftly consider Kate’s Law (H.R. 3004), a bill that would increase penalties for illegal immigrants who return to the United States illicitly, which passed the House on June 29, 2017.”

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