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Twitter handle: 
@realbphil
Name: 
Brian Phillips
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ATX
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Chief Comms for @TPPF, @TedCruz for President and @SenMikeLee alum. Tweets are my own. Sorta.
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24AheadDotCom_'s avatar
From @24aheaddotcom_
.@RealBPhil: would President Cruz legalize more than 100,000 current or future illegal aliens?
Benjy Sarlin's avatar
From @BenjySarlin
Wink, wink. Cruz says he won't touch legalization issue until border secure, then notes he didn't block work permits in his Sen. amendments
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@BenjySarlin His point was that he wanted to show that Dems won't allow any reform without pathway to citizenship. It worked.
Benjy Sarlin's avatar
From @BenjySarlin
@RealBPhil So...he would not support work permits for undocumented immigrants and didn't then?
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@BenjySarlin the point is, his amendment had nothing to do with that issue
Benjy Sarlin's avatar
From @BenjySarlin
@RealBPhil Okay so to be 100% clear: If his amendment succeeded, he still would not have supported work permits for existing undocumented?
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@BenjySarlin 100% clear: Cruz's amendment had nothing to do with that issue.
Mickey Kaus's avatar
From @kausmickey
.@RealBPhil @BenjySarlin Don't be silly. Cruz boasted to @NYT that his amendment "did not change the underlying work permit from" Gang of 8
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@kausmickey @BenjySarlin in order to isolate Dems insistence that citizenship be part of any reform. And that's what it did.
Daniel Horowitz's avatar
From @RMConservative
@RealBPhil @kausmickey yup, its a basic amdt strategy. like adding terror certification to iran deal doesnt mean members backs it otherwise
Mickey Kaus's avatar
From @kausmickey
.@RMConservative @RealBPhil @BenjySarlin NYT piece (w/direct quotes) does not sustain Mr. Phillips' limiting gloss http://t.co/ClPvH1hkTQ
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@kausmickey @RMConservative he was very clear that his amdt isolated the citizenship issue
24AheadDotCom_'s avatar
From @24aheaddotcom_
.@RealBPhil: Cruz's then-spokesperson refused to answer this 2012 amnesty question: http://24ahead.com/n/11062 Do you have the guts?
24AheadDotCom_'s avatar
From @24aheaddotcom_
.@RMConservative: on 11/7/14 I told you how to stop amnesty: http://t.co/TMvfeaTngz Did you not do that because you support Obama? #teaparty
Mickey Kaus's avatar
From @kausmickey
@RealBPhil @BenjySarlin FYI http://t.co/4ILeMI94tn
Brian Phillips's avatar
From @RealBPhil
.@kausmickey Did you post the right video? Bc the one you link to absolutely proves my point that his amdt only dealt w/ citizenship issue
24AheadDotCom_'s avatar
From @24aheaddotcom_
.@RealBPhil: repeating my 4/30 request, do you have the guts to answer this 2012 question for Cruz: http://24ahead.com/n/11062 ?