On Syrian Refugees, Some GOP Candidates' Numbers Are Way Off
Claims that the U.S. is letting in 100,000-200,000 Syrian refugees this year are off by a lot.By Jake Godin | November 19, 2015
The numbers some Republican presidential candidates are using in regard to Syrian refugees are simply incorrect. (Video via United Nations)
"I am angry that President Obama unilaterally decides that we will accept, in this nation, 100,000 Syrian refugees," Carly Fiorina said at the Sunshine Summit.
"And when the president says things like, you know, through an executive order, 'I'm going to bring 100,000 people in here from Syria' — they need to say, you do that and we're going to defund everything including your breakfast," Ben Carson said in a campaign ad.