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GOP Rep: Obama Talking About "Opening Up The Borders More To Either Ebola Patients Or Illegal Immigrants"

"He's out fundraising, he's out golfing, and he's talking about shutting down Guantanamo Bay."

Posted on October 15, 2014, at 4:57 p.m. ET

A Republican congressman says President Obama is talking about "opening up the borders more to either Ebola patients or illegal immigrants."

Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional district was appearing on the Gary Sutton radio program Tuesday when he made the comments.

"I see a very stark difference, and I hate to use this analogy," Perry said of Obama. "The president has awfully tough job and I'm not not really sure why anyone would want it. He needs to take time away and get his head around, ya know, the situations around the world and so on and so forth."

"But the difference is that George Bush was engaged in these fights every single day because it required his involvement. Seeing foreign leaders and getting agreements, and getting their buy in, and getting their boots on the ground and, ya know, their blood and treasure."

Perry went on to say that President Obama is disengaged and is fundraising and talking about issues not related to the problems America is facing.

"And this president is disengaged from this," he said. "He's out fundraising, he's out golfing, and he's talking about shutting down Guantanamo Bay and opening up the borders more to either Ebola patients or illegal immigrants. You gotta know where someone's core is and it's evidenced in what they do everyday not necessarily what they say in my opinion."

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