By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
On Friday, January 16, Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead announced in a written statement that the Republican National Committee (RNC) has unanimously passed a resolution in support of immigration reform and stopping President Barack H. Obama’s controversial Executive Amnesty.
Chairman Armistead said in a written statement, “The America people spoke loud and clear during the November elections, yet President Obama is still refusing to listen. Coming together as a Party to fight Obama on the state and national level is of the upmost importance to protect the sanctity of this great nation. I feel assured that Alabama’s Washington delegation, state legislature and our constitutional officers will do all that they can to fulfill this resolution.”
Chairman Armistead said, “It is time President Obama begins listening to the people he governs and abiding by the Constitution. We will not sit back and let him trample on all that we hold dear as Americans.” Chairman Armistead voted for the resolution.
The resolution was passed be the RNC Resolutions Committee and presented to the full committee as part of the week-long RNC winter meeting in San Diego, CA.
The resolution outlines the RNC’s desire to represent the majority of Americans who “support legal immigration and oppose Obama’s executive amnesty”. The resolution accused President Obama of refusing to work with Republicans to reform our nation’s broken immigration system and decision to instead sign executive orders. The RNC resolution, “Calls upon both Democrat and Republican members of Congress, federal employees and the fifty states to take all legal steps necessary to end the lawlessness of this President and his administration and restore the rule of law under the Constitution of the United States of America.”
In other business the RNC re-elected Reince Priebus to a third term as RNC Chairman. Chairman Priebus said in a written statement, “This week, I was elected to a third term as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. I feel proud and blessed to work with you and make history again this cycle. You ARE the Republican Party — so it’s important you know our commitment to you.”
Chairman Priebus promised, “We will focus first and foremost on the things only the RNC can do: laying the groundwork for our presidential nominee, preparing a debate and primary system that works for our candidates, and building the best data file in history. We will continue to improve and expand our field program — and use the best data we’ve ever had to guide the earliest voter-targeting operation we’ve ever deployed. We will continue to reach out to communities we haven’t talked to in far too long. As we learned last year, leading by example matters. We will continue to push back against the Democrats’ destructive narratives, stop Obama’s reckless agenda and make the case against another Clinton White House.”
The RNC elected Sharon Day as Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) at the RNC Winter Meeting in San Diego, California. This will also be Day’s third consecutive term to serve as Co-Chairman of the RNC.
Also RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced that Lewis M. Eisenberg will succeed Ray Washburne as the RNC’s Finance Chairman. Eisenberg has been the Finance Chairman before and was also the National Finance Chairman for McCain Palin Victory 2008.