Tucker Carlson: Undocumented immigrants make us poorer and are to blame for hospital wait times

Tucker Carlson: Undocumented immigrants make us poorer and are to blame for hospital wait times

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From the May 28 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): In 2017 more than 350,000 Californians had to leave the emergency room early against a doctor's advice. That's a 57 percent increase from 2012. Why? Because wait times were just too long. The average in California is five hours and rising. Why is this? The illegal immigration is a driver of it. It's making California poorer and much more crowded.

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But they don't care. The Democratic Party has chosen its constituency and it's not the middle class.

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