"The poll showed increased support for calls to defund ICE - once an idea limited to only the most liberal members of the Democratic party and left-wing activists. Now 25 percent of voters and 43 percent of Democrats polled support the idea.

Morning Consult polled 1,999 registered voters between July 6 - 10 for the study.
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Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley supports defunding ICE

Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley says she supports defunding the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in light of its "central role in enforcing deeply flawed, destructive immigration policies."
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A number of high-profile Democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Jim McGovern, have said they want to defund the agency, which has drawn intense scrutiny following the separation of thousands of children from their parents at the southern border.

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I'd say 43% of Democrats polled is a "fairly large" portion of the party (and likely growing in some urban blue districts). It's not a small fringe element by any stretch.

So, yeah, sounds like they would like local police to help ICE with a accessible database. Ya right. rolleyes


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