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Gov. Ducey Cheered For Welcoming Refugees

Brent Brooks @brentbrooks

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has been cheered from both sides of the political aisle after telling President Donald Trump's administration the state will keep welcoming refugees vetted by U.S. agencies. 

Arizona Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego weighed in over the weekend and characterized Ducey's Friday letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “bold and compassionate move.”

Fellow Arizona Democrat Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick has thanked Ducey as well for his action in a weekend Tweet.

Arizona's Republican House Speaker Rusty Bowers has also applauded Ducey's decision that allows the state to keep welcoming people of ”all backgrounds, religions, and cultures." 


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