“I’m fairly certain the Republicans aren’t gonna wanna fund illegal aliens going to private school…”
The below exchange is from an on air call into the Erick Erickson Show, January 28, 2022. Erickson had earlier spent considerable time promoting then pending “school choice!” legislation in the Georgia Capitol. A total of three such bills died that session.
*Note: The audio below is much higher quality in this post.
Eric Erickson, host (00:02):
“…Libertyga.com… To the phones, we go; D.A., [inaudible 00:00:05]. Welcome to the program.
D.A. King, caller (00:08):
Thank you very much, Eric. I’m glad to be here. I’m, I’m a long-time listener part of the day, and I agree with you part of the time.
Eric Erickson (00:14):
D.A. King (00:16):
I wanted to call and offer some input on the Georgia State bill that you promoted a little while ago, House Bill 999.
Eric Erickson (00:24):
D.A. King (00:26):
And there’s a couple of holes in it. Um, m- m- a lot of people will support “school choice.” Most people here in Georgia are not going to support the contents of the bill that allow direct payments from the State to accounts set up for illegal alien students to be distributed by illegal alien parents who are also given an opportunity to be, uh, have oversight in the compliance for the language of this law. So it needs a lot of tweaks. I hope you’ll include that the next time you pitch it.
Eric Erickson (00:59):
Yeah. Well, u- u- you know, I suspect through the committee process, they will work those, uh, particular issues out. Um, I’m fairly certain the Republicans aren’t gonna wanna fund illegal aliens going to private school, but it’s definitely gonna be one of those issues they’re gonna have to vet at the committee process, but-…
- The entire call and remarks from Erickson here.