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White House threatens to veto $659M House border bill
The Hill ^ | 7-30-2014 | Peter Schroeder

Posted on 07/30/2014 9:08:51 PM PDT by Citizen Zed

The White House threatened Wednesday to veto the $659 million border bill crafted by House Republicans, calling it an insufficient bill that places “arbitrary and unrealistic demands” on the nation’s immigration system.

In a statement of administration policy, the White House said advisers would recommend President Obama veto the bill if it reached his desk.

The administration slammed the GOP bill as “patchwork legislation,” saying it provides insufficient resources and forces harmful policy changes, according to the statement.

“H.R. 5230 could make the situation worse, not better,” the administration said.

The White House used the veto threat to blast House Republicans for failing to take up a comprehensive immigration reform measure, and argued their border bill would undercut protections for migrant children while setting arbitrary timelines for processing immigration cases that could lead to backlogs.

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Good times. Good times.
1 posted on 07/30/2014 9:08:51 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
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To: Citizen Zed

“”Give us a blank check to bring in millions of Democrat voters!””


2 posted on 07/30/2014 9:11:29 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Citizen Zed
...calling it an insufficient bill that places “arbitrary and unrealistic demands” on the nation’s immigration system.

What "immigration system" is that? We don't have one of those anymore under the Obama regime.

3 posted on 07/30/2014 9:11:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Citizen Zed

I don’t get it - why is the house bothering to pass anything regarding this?


4 posted on 07/30/2014 9:13:04 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Citizen Zed

Tell him that’s it, take it or take nothing.

We won the house, we control the purse.


5 posted on 07/30/2014 9:15:52 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: aquila48

I think the idea was to put something up, get them to say what they just said, and then put the bill in the stack until after the election.

I think.......


6 posted on 07/30/2014 9:16:01 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: Citizen Zed
Good, veto it you pathetic punk.
7 posted on 07/30/2014 9:19:57 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Citizen Zed

Kick every one of them back across the border and tell them to hop the same frieght train they used to get here, the trains run both direction


8 posted on 07/30/2014 9:25:27 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: reefdiver
Tell him that’s it, take it or take nothing.

We won the house, we control the purse.

Don't forget to work in Law of the Land, liberals just love that phrase.

9 posted on 07/30/2014 9:25:47 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Citizen Zed

Obama’s idea of a compromise, “give me everything I demand and give it to me right now or else I’ll just do what I want to do anyways”.


10 posted on 07/30/2014 9:30:51 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: Citizen Zed

obama never compromise. He’s willing to work with gop as long as they’re willing to pass everything he want.


11 posted on 07/30/2014 9:36:20 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: TigerClaws

Translation:

“My way or the highway and I’ll do it my way, damn the constitution.”


12 posted on 07/30/2014 9:51:07 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Citizen Zed

“I have to veto the Congressional legislation because of a do nothing Congress.”


13 posted on 07/30/2014 10:23:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Citizen Zed

obama works so well with others.

he wanted them to send a bill. they sent a bill.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 10:51:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Citizen Zed

Let him veto it. Then send him a $329 billion border bill (1/2 the previously vetoed one) and a lawsuit requesting the courts take over administering the immigration laws since Obama refuses to.


15 posted on 07/30/2014 10:53:15 PM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: Citizen Zed
Sorry, Barry, you own this one. The majority of people are onto you and will blame you and your party for this mess. If the GOP has any sense - stop laughing - they'll let him stew in his own cesspool.
16 posted on 07/30/2014 11:18:59 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: Citizen Zed

Good don;t give them anything!! What they should do is cut Obama’s White House funds in half!!!


17 posted on 07/30/2014 11:28:32 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: Citizen Zed

Once again: THANK YOU ERIC CANTOR.

By being such an IDIOT and getting your head handed to you in your primary last month, you got the rest of House Republicans to finally WAKE UP and NOT be complicit in the president’s plan to REPOPULATE this country.


18 posted on 07/31/2014 2:44:51 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Citizen Zed

Obama learned his battle plan from Hamas. Lob a steady stream of accusations at Republicans, and scream when Republicans try to protect the Constitution. Obama is even using women and children as cover for his illegal activities - just like Hamas. And who should be surprised when our Arab/muslim president acts this way? It’s his basic nature.


19 posted on 07/31/2014 3:42:58 AM PDT by abclily
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To: aquila48
I don’t get it - why is the house bothering to pass anything regarding this?So that the Senate can pass an opposing bill. Then the conference committee crafts a "compromise" bill that the Dims like, and the Dims and near-Dims (GOP) pass it instead. It is the same game they have played for quite a while now.
20 posted on 07/31/2014 6:52:10 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Citizen Zed

OK ...

So send up a $0.00 appropriation bill for the White House ...


21 posted on 07/31/2014 6:53:40 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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