Trump Immigration Raids Create Unusual Riffs and Odd Bedfellows

Senior staffers with direct access to meetings says agricultural industry lobbyists have been meeting with an extensive group of Republican congressmen regarding the recent immigration orders and raids.  “These were more like the town-halls some have been seeing,” noted the staffer. “They basically told us to block Trumps plans or else they’ll find someone who will during the next election,” The ag lobby, which is heavily reliant on immigrant labor is typically a strong Republican donor. However, the recent raids and threats to increase deportations are seen as actions that could cost the industry billions. The recent meetings with Republican…

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