'Petulant temper tantrum': Tara Setmayer rips Obama's immigration policy

President Obama has once again chosen to turn to his trusty pen, this time to enact his immigration reform policy. While those pesky Republicans in the House of Representatives refuse to "pass a darn bill," Obama has decided he will legislate via executive action on the issue.

"I take executive action only when we have a serious problem, a serious issue and Congress chooses to do nothing," the President said in a Rose Garden speech. "In this situation, the failure of the House Republicans to pass a darn bill is bad for our security, it’s bad for our economy, and it’s bad for our future."

On Tuesday's Glenn Beck Program, Dana Loesch filled in for Glenn and welcomed TheBlaze's Tara Setmayer to discuss the Obama Administration's new immigration plan and its never ending demonization of Republicans - particularly the Tea Party.

When you consider the Supreme Court ruled just a week ago that Obama's recess appointments were an abuse of power, the timing of this latest 'go it alone' announcement is particularly interesting.

"That press conference was borderline bizarre given the timing of it, given his attitude," Setmayer explained. "I called it a 'petulant temper tantrum' thrown by the President."

Not only did the President vow to act unilaterally to pass his agenda, he went ahead and blamed Republicans for supposedly forcing his hand. Apparently, Obama has failed to remember Congress is supposed to represent the will of the people.

"I mean [he is] coming out there and basically saying that, 'You know what? I don’t care that Congress, which is supposed to represent the people… I don’t care that the people have rejected the amnesty bill that I want pushed through Congress. I’m going to go at it alone, and it’s your fault,'" she said. "'You guys are making me do this because you won’t get anything done.'"

Ultimately, Setmayer believes the President was "intellectually dishonest" in his speech.

"He had the audacity to turn around and blame the Tea Party for the crisis on the border," Setmayer said. "'The Tea Party is holding up legislation, and it’s their fault that we have this influx of tens of thousands of unaccompanied illegal immigrant kids coming across the border.' I mean it was so intellectually dishonest. It was tough to watch actually."

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On the radio program this week, Glenn Beck and Pat Gray discussed a series of recent polls that suggest presidential nominee Joe Biden's expected lead may be slipping with traditionally Democratic voters.

A new poll conducted by the Jewish Electorate Institute shows that two-thirds of Jewish voters still plan to vote for the Biden-Harris ticket in November. However, President Donald Trump's support within the Jewish community is also the highest among any Republican candidate in recent history.

In more bad news for Biden, a CNN poll (yes, CNN) released last month showed growing support for President Trump among black voters in swing states. Meanwhile, his support among Latino voters remains at roughly 33%.

"I don't think it's going to go the way the Democrats hope that it will," Glenn said of the election. "If you look at the groups that the Democrats have carefully fostered ... that's falling apart. If Donald Trump can grow that by 5%, and hurt the Democrats by 5% ... that alone could swing the election."

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We're being set up for a civil war. The Left is grooming us for an Eastern European-style revolution this election, and they're not even trying to hide it any more. The playbook for Mainstreet USA is the exact same that has been used in places like Ukraine, initiated by the same people in order to completely upend the American system.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck takes us through a tale of three chalkboards that will connect the dots: the Obama admin in Ukraine, the State Department's relationship with George Soros, Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots, the Great Reset, public school indoctrination, mail-in voting. It all points to something dangerous happening in November if we don't act now.

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The left has already determined that the wildfires raging across the West Coast were definitely caused by climate change and Big Tech is determined to silence anyone who dares suggest otherwise. Facebook even announced a sweeping policy on Saturday to remove posts that claim the fires were caused by arson from far-left activists.

But on his radio program Wednesday, Glenn Beck revealed multiple arrest records for suspected arsonists in California, Oregon, and Washington — and several of those charged and arrested were also instigators in Black Lives Matter rallies, violent protests, and Antifa riots. He also called out the "news gods" in Big Tech, daring them to try to censor his video.

"I asked my staff, to see if there was any evidence [of arson] on the fires. And I don't mean evidence from Twitter. I mean evidence. Is there anybody who has been arrested for arson?" Glenn said. "Well, here they are. And YouTube and Facebook, go ahead. I want you to demonetize this clip. I want you to somehow or another say that we're lying. I want you to throttle this. Go ahead. Because then you're going to have to explain what we got wrong. And I happen to have all the documents right here. So my attorney is really ready for that throttling or demonetization. You say you're a protector of the truth? Great, here it is."

Glenn read off the first 10 arrest records, which combined allege the destruction of more than 120,000 acres and 700 structures, as well as tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes.

"You want to tell us, PolitiFact, how you came to the conclusion ... that there was no arson in these fires?" Glenn asked. "Can you tell me how you came to that conclusion? Because your fact-check seems to be entirely false."

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Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined Glenn Beck on this week's podcast to share her unique perspective as a trusted adviser and confidante to President Donald Trump for two and a half years, which she also details in her new book, "Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House."

Sarah described the unprecedented levels of corruption she saw firsthand during the Russia probe and shocking lengths to which Democratic leaders and the mainstream media would go to "take the president down."

Sarah said she often saw sides of Donald Trump that the media never covered. Recently, she went on the record denying the Atlantic's claims that the president mocked our military during a 2018 trip to France. She was on that trip, she told Glenn, and her account of what really happened paints a very different picture.

"The people who are making this outrageous charge are such cowards for doing so in an anonymous way. If you really believed this, and believed it was wrong, one, why did it take you so long? And, two, put your name on it the way the rest of us have," Sarah said.

"He didn't say those things. Not only was I there that day, Glenn, I spent two and a half years traveling all over the world with the president, watching him interact with men and women of our armed forces almost every single day during that two-and-a-half year period," she added.

"This is a person who loves America and loves the people who allow the rest of us to live in America, free, and have prosperity. And I got to see that a lot. I think it is shameful that people are trying to distort who he is and what he has done, particularly when it comes to the men and women in the military."

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