Updated Jun 25, 2012 - 5:01 pm
Arizona Senate President says Obama is acting like a 'spoiled child'
Arizona's Senate President Steve Pierce had strong words about President Barack Obama after 287(g) was suspended between the government and many Arizona law enforcement agencies.
"Acting more like a spoiled child than a President, the Obama administration today pulled the agreement to have Arizona law enforcement officers enforce federal laws on illegal immigration.
These are agreements used across the country to protect citizens, but President Obama and his accomplice, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, only ripped up the agreement with one state, Arizona.
It doesn't take much to connect the dots. The administration made this move hours after losing at the U.S. Supreme Court, when justices unanimously upheld the key part to SB 1070.
This reckless decision by the Obama administration lays bare its real focus. Instead of making the safety of Americans a priority, the administration is all about politics, hoping to score points with certain communities."
Governor Jan Brewer was displeased by the decision as well as her statement led with "President Obama once again abandons citizens of Arizona."