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Schumer predicts (will organize) mass demonstrations if House blocks path to citizenship
thehill.com ^ | 6/23/13 | Alexander Bolton

Posted on 06/23/2013 4:26:09 PM PDT by cotton1706

A senior Democratic senator predicted Sunday there could be massive demonstrations in Washington if House Republicans try to block a bill to grant legal status to millions of immigrants.

Sen. Charles Schumer (N.Y.), the lead Democratic sponsor of the Senate immigration reform bill, said House Republicans would likely spark massive civil rights rallies if they try to quash measures to create a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the country.

“This has the potential of becoming the next major civil rights movement. I could envision in the late summer or early fall if Boehner tries to bottle the bill up or put something in without a path to citizenship — if there’s no path to citizenship, there’s not a bill — but if he tries to bottle it up or do things like that, I could see a million people on the Mall in Washington,” Schumer said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Schumer said business leaders, evangelical leaders and CEOs of high tech companies would join the public call for action by the House on immigration.

Schumer has counted about 67 votes for the Senate immigration bill and believes close to 70 will support final passage later this week.

“I do believe that having a significant number of Republicans will change the dynamic in the House. Individual Congress members from red districts, if they see their senators voted for it and they decide to do the right thing, there will be huge pressure on [Speaker John] Boehner [R-Ohio] not to block immigration reform,” said Schumer.

Schumer predicted that Boehner will have to bring legislation very similar to the Senate bill to the House floor, even if a majority of his conference would not support it.

“He will have no choice as the pressure mounts over the summer,” Schumer added.

He said Boehner would have to abandon the so-called Hastert Rule and bring legislation granting legal status to millions of illegal immigrants even if less than half of the House GOP conference is willing to vote for it.


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To: cotton1706
Sen. Charles Schumer (N.Y.), the lead Democratic sponsor of the Senate immigration reform bill, said House Republicans would likely spark massive civil rights rallies ...

Would be the stupidest thing anyone could do. White America is on edge, we area tinder box, it is best to leave us alone.

51 posted on 06/23/2013 5:45:50 PM PDT by SilverMine (ever member of congress should be horse whipped)
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To: no-to-illegals

This is why the Dems want to take away guns from law abiding citizens. Can’t defend yourself if you are rendered helpless. Let these animals destroy DC, NY, Phila., Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, etc... They won’t be rioting anywhere near the Clingers(to Religion and guns).


52 posted on 06/23/2013 5:50:35 PM PDT by DrDude (Governor of the 57th State)
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To: cotton1706

Bring It, Schmuckie.


53 posted on 06/23/2013 5:53:07 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: cotton1706

Okay. Fine with me. Let ‘em demonstrate.


54 posted on 06/23/2013 6:04:05 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: DrDude

There is a plan as I see it. Maybe am all wet but I sense everything done by D.C. is part of a grander plan. Their plan is implemented in increments small enough that their thoughts have been ... it will go unnoticed. They may succeed with their plan but am certain this is following a script or plan. The end result will not be what the Citizens thought and are being told (imho).


55 posted on 06/23/2013 6:05:44 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: umgud

So let us use them as target practice


56 posted on 06/23/2013 6:40:46 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: Steely Tom

This would be a great opportunity to round up all the criminals and deport them since they will all be in one place.


57 posted on 06/23/2013 6:51:29 PM PDT by The Angry American (queers, fags, queer agenda)
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To: cotton1706

DO IT!!, DO IT!!, DO IT!!

And remember to bring those Mexican flags. Let them BURN DOWN THE CITIES.

In other words, let AMERICA see just who we’re legalizing through this process, should it pass.


58 posted on 06/23/2013 7:15:11 PM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: BobL

Someone should remind chuckles the clown what aiding and abeiting and enemy (hoards of invading criminal aliens) is called, and what the legal punishment is.


59 posted on 06/23/2013 7:22:36 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks cotton1706.


60 posted on 06/23/2013 7:41:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: MileHi

No doubt whatsoever. The fellow is BONKERS.

Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result.

Albert was describing Chucky and his insane obsession with trying to disarm us.


61 posted on 06/23/2013 8:36:53 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (ww)
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To: Dick Bachert

“Schumer predicted that Boehner will have to bring legislation very similar to the Senate bill to the House floor, even if a majority of his conference would not support it.

“He will have no choice as the pressure mounts over the summer,” Schumer added.”

Commonly known as attempted blackmail.


62 posted on 06/23/2013 8:49:55 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Lakeshark; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne

Maybe someone should counterorganize and show up wearing US Border Patrol and ICE uniforms, and escort their illegal asses back across the border.

Oh...wait...I forgot... that would be like, you know, like, the government actually doing it’s job, like, and umm, well, actually enforcing the law.

Against criminals, I mean... instead of, you know, eavesdropping and spying on Citizens...

I’m jus’ sayin’....


63 posted on 06/23/2013 8:54:59 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: cotton1706

Schumer is taking lessons from Al Sharpton, if you don’t get what you want start a riot.


64 posted on 06/23/2013 9:30:05 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Lakeshark

: )


65 posted on 06/24/2013 10:20:31 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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