Chris Matthews: Jeb Bush ‘Most Pro-Immigration Guy In Either Party’ [VIDEO]

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MSNBC host Chris Matthews said on “Hardball with Chris Matthews” that he believes potential 2016 Republican candidate Jeb Bush is the most pro-immigration candidate in both parties. (VIDEO: Chris Matthews Sure Has A Different Take On Shutdowns When Democrats Do It)

“Well, he certainly doesn’t hate Hispanics,” he said (which means a lot coming from Matthews), “He’s married to one. He has Hispanic kids. He’s probably the most pro-immigration guy in either party that I’ve ever come across.”

“I’ve been listening to him for years, I sort of like him,” Matthews continued. “Immigration is real with him, it’s his family. His wife’s from Mexico, his kids are Hispanic. In many ways, he’s very much in love with the Hispanic people. He’s part of that culture.” (VIDEO: Chris Matthews: Dems Needs To Stop Being ‘Hard Left’ And ‘Get Some Things Done’)

Matthews also praised Bush’s stance on education. “He really believes in… vouchers, he’s for Common Core. He really wants our educational system to advance people and to assimilate people. He wants it to be a vehicle for America to become more American.”

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