California is a cesspool of liberals and illegals. This is a repugnant travesty, but not surprising.
A a 5-time deported criminal Mexican shitbag shot and killed 32 year old Kathryn Steinle as she walked with her father on a San Francisco pier. Evidently, Zarate wasn’t content with the other crimes he committed, and thinking San Francisco would simply let him go like it always did, he shot her for the hell of it.
From Fox News
The Justice Department is considering bringing federal charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate after his not guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial, department officials told Fox News on Friday.
A California jury acquitted Zarate of the more serious charges in the case, including murder, involuntary manslaughter and assault with a deadly weapon — only convicting him of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
U.S. immigration officials had said they would deport Garcia Zarate – also known as Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez — who already had been deported five times and was wanted for a sixth deportation when Steinle was fatally shot in the back while walking with her father.
The undocumented felon could spend three years in prison for the firearm charge but has already been behind bars for over two years as the case has made its way through court.
Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores acknowledged Friday that the DOJ is looking at federal charges. She suggested a possible charge could be felony re-entry or a charge pertaining to a violation of supervised release.
“We’re looking at every option and we will prosecute this to the fullest extent of the law because these cases are tragic and entirely preventable,” Flores said on “Fox & Friends” Friday.
She also urged local governments to “reconsider” sanctuary policies.
“This is a person who had been deported five times—he knew about San Francisco’s sanctuary policies. This is a person that never should have been on that pier, and Kate Steinle would still be alive,” she said.
The consideration of federal charges comes as President Trump calls the verdict “disgraceful” and uses the case to rally support for a border wall.
“The Kate Steinle killer came back and back over the weakly protected Obama border, always committing crimes and being violent, and yet this info was not used in court. His exoneration is a complete travesty of justice. BUILD THE WALL!” he tweeted Friday.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions also lamented the verdict in a written statement.
“When jurisdictions choose to return criminal aliens to the streets rather than turning them over to federal immigration authorities, they put the public’s safety at risk. San Francisco’s decision to protect criminal aliens led to the preventable and heartbreaking death of Kate Steinle,” he said. “While the State of California sought a murder charge for the man who caused Ms. Steinle’s death—a man who would not have been on the streets of San Francisco if the city simply honored an ICE detainer—the people ultimately convicted him of felon in possession of a firearm.”
The moonbat governor of California can take credit for this, since he signed a bill into law that makes the state of California a ‘sanctuary’ for illegals. The subsequent flood of vermin has taken a big toll.
California has the blood of Kate Steinle on their hands.
The father of a young man killed by an illegal immigrant said the jury that acquitted Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was full of “left-wing nutjobs.”
Jamiel Shaw Sr, whose son Jamiel was shot while walking down the street in 2008, said the “activist” jury exonerated Zarate as a swipe at President Donald Trump.
“I expected [the verdict],” he said. “I remember telling people he’s going to walk.”
……He said he was angry that the San Francisco jurors don’t seem to care about families affected by illegal immigrant violence.
He’s right. They don’t.
“They act like this guy [Zarate], this piece of garbage is so innocent,” he said.
Zarate is a pentuple deportee, who is now subject to a federal warrant, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.