Obama Calls for Halt to Convicted Rapist and Murderers execution to improve Public Relations with Mexico

Editors Note: Here is another example of President Obama speaking out on an issue when he should keep his mouth closed.  This is an issue for The Supreme Court to intervene if necessary,  based on the facts of the case not because the President has asked them to act.  The Texas Governor and the Supreme Court the potential intervening authorities in this case.

This is not the only time the President has interjected himself into Texas politics.  Every time he goes to the Border and ignores attempts at meeting with the Governor, Obama shows his elitism and his delusions that he is the all knowing authority.  He also has signed disaster declarations for every state recently, except Texas.

2 July 2011 VOA News

The Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from executing a Mexican citizen convicted of raping and killing a 16-year-old girl.

U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli made the request Friday involving Humberto Leal Garcia, who is scheduled to be executed on July 7.

Earlier this week, Leal’s lawyers asked the U.S. Supreme Court to grant a stay of his scheduled execution.

They filed a petition saying Texas authorities violated Leal’s rights under the Vienna Convention by not giving him proper access to Mexican consular officials after his arrest in the 1990s.

Read the entire story at  Politisite.


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