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Boehner tells House Republicans
he won´t bring Gang of Eight
bill to the Floor

American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:zephyrgirl, 6/27/2013 11:03:07 AM

Jonathan Strong, a reporter for NRO, tweets that "Boehner just told Rs the House will not bring up the Senate immigration bill." This is a tactical move on Boehner´s part, largely taken to head off a conservative revolt that would tear the party apart in advance of the 2014 mid terms. Simply put, by not bringing the bill to the floor, but allowing some stand-alone immigration reform bills to be voted on, Boehner is not taking any chances that the Senate bill will pass.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/27/2013 11:18:44 AM     (No. 9396643)

Rush mentioned this on his show yesterday. Both leaders in Congress have their own time agenda and the alarms are set for two different times. Boehner- now or later there will be he´ll to pay for what you do. WTP have had it with the role playing DO what is right for America.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sinic, 6/27/2013 11:21:03 AM     (No. 9396651)

"What might emerge from a conference committee (if the Dems drop their insistence on a path to citizenship) is half a loaf for Obama - visa reform, guest worker provisions, and DREAM act expansion. That will probably be enough for most voters to let the GOP off the hook."
That´s what YOU think! They haven´t enforced the laws in decades...other than using them to prevent many intelligent and hard working people of non-color from gaining citizenship. Send em´ all back to the 3rd world dumps they came from and make them go through the LEGAL process. BTW, notice how Tuberculosis is making a comeback? I wonder why?



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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951, 6/27/2013 11:22:50 AM     (No. 9396658)

Before anyone has a stroke harry reid does this all the time.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 6/27/2013 11:26:41 AM     (No. 9396666)

I don´t think the House should do ANYTHING! Let Harry know how it feels when he does this all the time to the House.

No bill. Maybe next session, the House can come up with a border security bill with teeth, and not let the Senate muck it up, but that is doubtful, so no bill is preferable to a mucked up one.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/27/2013 11:27:21 AM     (No. 9396668)

Why do we need to compromise on half a loaf at all?
A bad bill is a bad bill. Like a barrel of wine with only a little vinegar in it.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rafter, 6/27/2013 12:23:58 PM     (No. 9396800)

Delightful news, if true.

Make sure this travesty cannot pass.
That´s what it´s all about.
Ya play for keeps.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Travis Mcgee, 6/27/2013 1:29:26 PM     (No. 9396915)

I´ll believe it when it happens. My trust in anything written or said that is even remotely positive about republicans is non-existent.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bob913, 6/27/2013 1:33:30 PM     (No. 9396920)

Why vote on ANY bill related to amnesty?
We have bigger problems to deal with.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 6/27/2013 1:39:17 PM     (No. 9396926)

Unfortunately, we Republicans have learned the hard way that Boehner cannot be trusted. The only part that matters is that the Speaker lead in making SURE nothing remotely like this amnesty bill passes the House. He is in cahoots with the Gang of Eight, I think.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/27/2013 1:51:31 PM     (No. 9396958)

Under no conditions should the Republicans facilitate passage of any sort of liberal Democrat amnesty bill that sets up a special path to citizenship for illegal aliens.

The current liberal Democrat amnesty bill in the US Senate does that, and even funds the very liberal ethnic and immigrant rights groups to essentially chaperone the legalized aliens through the path to citizenship process that will be designed to ensure that the vast majority of those foreign born people eventually register as new Democrat voters in the years ahead.

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox used to always claim that most Mexicans who are living and working in the USA illegally are very happy to stay as being Mexican citizens, and only ask that the US Government regularize their illegal immigration situations through a status change that would allow them to continue living and working in the USA, and to be able to travel back and forth to Mexico to visit their families there.

It is only the liberal Democrats and the their political allies in the ethnic and immigrant rights movement that want those tens of millions of illegal aliens to be eventually offered US voting rights for their own long-term political gain.

What Fox counseled could easily be done through an indefinite temporary "guest worker" type visa valid as long as the recipient obeys US laws.

No illegal aliens should be given permanent residence (a green card) unless they first qualify for an immigrant visa under the regular immigration laws, just as all legal immigrants must do, that is only fair.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 6/27/2013 2:11:07 PM     (No. 9396985)

Boehner is not in league with the Gang of Eight. He is playing this correctly. Avoiding all the pitfalls.

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