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Conservatives Threaten 'Revolt' if Boehner Rushes Immigration Bill Through House
Breitbart News ^ | April 12, 2013 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 04/13/2013 2:18:30 PM PDT by AuntB

Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) said at a Thursday press conference that House Republicans will rise up against GOP leadership if House Speaker John Boehner tries to rush any immigration reform bill through his chamber of Congress.

“There would be a revolt among Republicans” if Boehner abandoned regular order on this issue, Rohrabacher said in response to a question from Breitbart News at the presser.

According to a recent Politico report, Boehner is seriously considering abandoning regular order to rush through immigration reform. Regular orders is the process by which a bill is supposed to come up through the respective committees of jurisdiction and allow members of those committees to offer amendments, an open and transparent process that then is supposed to continue on the House floor.

“The GOP is also mulling skipping the committee process and instead having lengthy discussions among Republicans to work out the legislation’s kinks,” Politico’s Jake Sherman wrote in the report. “This would allow leading conservatives who are crafting the deal with Democrats to explain the policy. That seems to be the preferred path, according to conversations with several GOP aides.”

If Boehner follows this strategy, he would be abandoning one of the key promises he made to get re-elected as Speaker just a few months ago while several conservative members tried to unseat him. At the time, he guaranteed he would return the House to regular order on all legislation, a promise that ended up helping him turn some who had planned to oppose his re-election as Speaker back into supporters.

In the end, only 12 of the 17 members needed to derail his reelection did not vote for Boehner, allowing him to squeak by in his re-election.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: amnesty; california; danarohrabacher; gop; gope; immigration; immigrationbill; jakesherman; johnboehner; ohio; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; politico; rohrbacher
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" According to a recent Politico report, Boehner is seriously considering abandoning regular order to rush through immigration reform"
1 posted on 04/13/2013 2:18:31 PM PDT by AuntB
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To: AuntB

Why wait??? Throw him out now!


2 posted on 04/13/2013 2:22:04 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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NONE of the pussies in DC have the stones to stand up to a stiff wind, let alone that drunk Boehner or (gasp) Obammy!
The whole lot of them can take a long walk off a short pier...they are ALL talk ALL the time, and not a word of truth among the lot of them! (spit!)


3 posted on 04/13/2013 2:23:01 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: AuntB

They will take it and like it.

If they don’t “revolt” over the 2nd amendment, there’s nothing that can wake them up.


4 posted on 04/13/2013 2:23:19 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: AuntB

These fools will sit on their hands like they usually do and they will do nothing, nothing at all, aren’t these the same damn fools who when they had the chance earlier this year to throw boehner out they voted him back in, wow.


5 posted on 04/13/2013 2:28:37 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
Why wait??? Throw him out now!

I second that. I'm sure we can get along without self-appointed Grand Duke Boehner a lot better than he can get along without us.

6 posted on 04/13/2013 2:28:53 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: AuntB

Boehner HAS BEEN BOUGHT. One dinner and a boat ride is all it took.


7 posted on 04/13/2013 2:28:53 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

Yep


8 posted on 04/13/2013 2:30:04 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

Can the majority leader of the house be impeached ?


9 posted on 04/13/2013 2:32:21 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: AuntB
You can't educate parasites, and the Founders had no intention of enfranchising all and instituting Universal Suffrage, which is the reason we are where we are today.

Giving everyone a right to vote creates a Democracy, and a political class which will pander to the parasites in exchange for power.

The Founders were brilliant men who understood history and the mistakes made by previous civilizations, mistakes which led to their demise.

I do not say that democracy has been more pernicious on the whole, and in the long run, than monarchy or aristocracy. Democracy has never been and never can be so durable as aristocracy or monarchy; but while it lasts, it is more bloody than either. … Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. It is in vain to say that democracy is less vain, less proud, less selfish, less ambitious, or less avaricious than aristocracy or monarchy. It is not true, in fact, and nowhere appears in history. Those passions are the same in all men, under all forms of simple government, and when unchecked, produce the same effects of fraud, violence, and cruelty. When clear prospects are opened before vanity, pride, avarice, or ambition, for their easy gratification, it is hard for the most considerate philosophers and the most conscientious moralists to resist the temptation. Individuals have conquered themselves. Nations and large bodies of men, never. John Adams, letter to John Taylor (15 April 1814).

Democracy will prevail when men believe the vote of Judas as good as that of Jesus Christ.

Attributed to Thomas Carlyle "The Scholar in a Republic", centennial anniversary address to Phi Beta Kappa of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts (June 30, 1881). Reported in Carlos Martyn and Wendell Phillips, The Agitator (1890), p. 581. Reported as unverified in Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations (1989).

10 posted on 04/13/2013 2:32:28 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Don Corleone

Here’s a video for all the RINO’s ... 2014 midterms will be the first election I’ve sat out since the 1970’s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZuDTyXupSU


11 posted on 04/13/2013 2:39:10 PM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
The majority leader of the house is called The Speaker of the House.

It's a constitutional office.

Boehner can be swept out on a single vote ~ quite comparable to a vote of confidence in a parliamentary system only we don't call it that.

Henry Clay had his terms cut short twice, Andrew Stephenson was cut short, MIchael Kerr, Henry Rainey, Joseph Byrns, William Bankhead, and even Sam Rayburn were cut short before the end of their terms.

I suppose some of this was because of death or disability. But there's nothing to stop the majority party from withdrawing its support and bringing down a Speaker.

12 posted on 04/13/2013 2:39:59 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AuntB

Bonehead is part of that movement to destroy America.


13 posted on 04/13/2013 2:41:37 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Impeachment never occurs against House members, Speaker or not.

It occurs against executive branch members and federal judges.

In the House, members CAN be expelled from the House and various lesser punishments such as a reprimand.

Leadership has to run for its positions and can be voted out just as they were voted in. But another member has to be voted into the position instead. They only stand for leadership elections at certain times, though, not ALL the time.


14 posted on 04/13/2013 2:45:23 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: AuntB

Conservative wing of the House can STFU.

If they were going to “revolt” they would have done LONG ago.

The opted to kiss ass - so keep doing it....


15 posted on 04/13/2013 2:45:25 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

I think this is as good a time as any, to stage a coupe.

We need to replace Boehner.

Now. We need a new leader.


16 posted on 04/13/2013 2:47:12 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: AuntB

They sound more like Obama vs Iran...

Ok guys... one more time... Don’t do it again... or else!

Ok... that was it... I’m not taking anymore...

Now Stop it!... U better listen to me... I mean it!

Republican party is DEAD!!!!

and the ONLY PEOPLE WHO KNOW IT are the Democrats!


17 posted on 04/13/2013 2:50:51 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: AuntB
Revolt?? They are not going to do anything. This is just talk to pacify the sheep back home. If they were really serious, he would have been ousted earlier this year.
18 posted on 04/13/2013 2:51:57 PM PDT by Moorings
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More theatre for those who’re still deluding themselves the Republicans are on their side.


19 posted on 04/13/2013 3:00:51 PM PDT by Hayride
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Can the majority leader of the house be impeached ?

LOL, I had to do a double take. Where you said "impeached," I originally thought you said another word, that also begins with the letters "I-m-p". Maybe that is what people would call a Freudian slip.

20 posted on 04/13/2013 3:05:58 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: AuntB

Everything has to be rushed through Congress before Americans wake up and figure out that they are being shafted by their public servants. Look at how long it took for them to figure out they really are going to get the shaft through ObamaCare. We’re all going to feel like we’ve been through a “gay marriage” honeymoon night once Barry’s Commie “Care” gets rolling.


21 posted on 04/13/2013 3:09:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: AuntB
GOP members of the House are COWARDS, whose only concern is to protect their own crummy careers as the country goes down the crapper. There are a couple of exceptions, Steve King, Michelle Bachmann and a few others.

Here's the word from a member of the base to the GOP members in the House. The existence of the GOP is on the razor's edge. All its going to take is one more act of betrayal. So, if you want to protect your crummy little careers, remove Boehner as Speaker. He's a failure and a loser. He's dragging you down.

Removing Boehner and replacing him with a principled constitutionalist, you'll save your careers, you'll save your party and you'll actually take a step in saving the country.

Throw Boehner out NOW. There's no time to lose.

How did Rohrabacher vote in the election for Speaker? Is he only recognizing a problem now? Or only now willing to do something? Doesn't matter, better late than never.

Send the Weeper home to cry.

22 posted on 04/13/2013 3:10:09 PM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: AuntB

I’ll believe it when I see it.

And I doubt I will ever see it.


23 posted on 04/13/2013 3:11:32 PM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: AuntB

He’ll do it on guns as well....


24 posted on 04/13/2013 3:11:57 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: AuntB

The last “revolt” in November 2012 didn’t go to well.


25 posted on 04/13/2013 3:18:12 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: Tzimisce

They’re still waiting to pick a “battle” to fight. LOL!


26 posted on 04/13/2013 3:39:30 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: MagUSNRET

You got that right. The entire RNC establishment has death wish.


27 posted on 04/13/2013 3:48:35 PM PDT by AdaGray
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To: AuntB

And he can do it.

He just uses 100% Democrat votes and a few Republicans and it’s a done deal.


28 posted on 04/13/2013 3:51:15 PM PDT by rdcbn
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29 posted on 04/13/2013 3:51:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

“Why wait??? Throw him out now!”

Hear hear...


30 posted on 04/13/2013 3:54:49 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: AuntB
If Boehner follows this strategy, he would be abandoning one of the key promises he made to get re-elected as Speaker just a few months ago while several conservative members tried to unseat him. At the time, he guaranteed he would return the House to regular order on all legislation, a promise that ended up helping him turn some who had planned to oppose his re-election as Speaker back into supporters.

Sucks, doesn't it. Boehner's doing to his peers what politicians do to their constituents - and they don't like it. Imagine how we feel, guys? Maybe they'll get as fed up as the voters are.

31 posted on 04/13/2013 3:55:07 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: AuntB
Regular orders is the process by which a bill is supposed to come up through the respective committees of jurisdiction and allow members of those committees to offer amendments, an open and transparent process that then is supposed to continue on the House floor.

The "regular orders" process has always been a problem for legislation that contains the word "comprehensive" in its title. "Comprehensive" means the bill is loaded with all kinds of repugnant crap provisions that would NEVER pass on their own merit, and so it's best to bury them in one gigantic "comprehensive" bill.

32 posted on 04/13/2013 3:56:41 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: AuntB

              G.  O. .

33 posted on 04/13/2013 3:56:45 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: AuntB

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz...

What is this, “Revolt” #273?? The Republicans will do what they do best: bend over and take it.


34 posted on 04/13/2013 3:57:04 PM PDT by WeatherGuy
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To: AuntB

At this point I do not believe anything any of these “politicians say about anything


35 posted on 04/13/2013 3:57:18 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: AuntB
Conservatives Threaten 'Revolt' if Boehner Rushes Immigration Bill Through House<'i>

Empty rhetoric. Bawlin' Boehner knows that the "conservatives" won't do anything but make noise.

We are watching America being sold out by the very people charged with safegaurding our country and no one has the courage to say "enough is enough"!

The thought of what is happening to America makes me ill!

36 posted on 04/13/2013 3:58:05 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: AuntB

Very simple...if Gun Control or Illegal Alien Amnesty pass...I am done with the GOOP


37 posted on 04/13/2013 4:01:13 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: DustyMoment

Agreed!


38 posted on 04/13/2013 4:22:27 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Joe Boucher; skeeter

“At this point I do not believe anything any of these “politicians say about anything”

See

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3007546/posts


39 posted on 04/13/2013 4:23:43 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB

They had their chance, but they voted the POS back in. At least with the likes of Pe-lousy, what you see is what you get.


40 posted on 04/13/2013 4:27:37 PM PDT by nomad
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
“I think this is as good a time as any, to stage a coupe.”

I’d prefer an SUV.

41 posted on 04/13/2013 4:33:02 PM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: bitterohiogunclinger

Haha sorry “coup”.

That said, let me explain that is a symbolic move. I read what you quoted and then temporarily worried, about what you seemed to have quoted me on.

Turns out to be ok, but still just making sure nobody confuses what I said. :)

Strictly a figure of speech.


42 posted on 04/13/2013 4:42:25 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Don Corleone

There’s got to be some gay pictures of him somewhere. Or maybe he has a few illegitimate kids. Maybe he has “mistresses” who’ve had abortions. Something is making him cower and cry.


43 posted on 04/13/2013 5:14:24 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: AuntB

boner is a f-ing collaborator. i don’t care what anyone says. i base it on past performance.


44 posted on 04/13/2013 5:21:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Agreed!

[snip]”We look to our GOP leaders, just as the Cherokee looked to Ross, and what do we find? Feckless crybabies like John Boehner and the squishy moderate Mitch McConnell, who prop up the democrats more often than not. “

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3007546/posts


45 posted on 04/13/2013 5:51:18 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Mark17

I should have asked, “How is the Majority Leader of the House removed from office...”


46 posted on 04/13/2013 6:42:20 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: AuntB

Can they please revolt enough to oust His Spinelessness from the Speaker seat?


47 posted on 04/13/2013 6:48:01 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: AuntB; All

Communists, Socialists and Labor Unions make “bargains,” but never hold up their end of the agreed to bargain.

Obama loves to make bargains - - - .

_____________

Br’er Fox Obama, he love to put Bargain Tarbaby in Bypass Shortcut Alley of Regular Order Congressional Road.

Br’er Rabbit Boehner, he cry a lot, but he do love to whup dat Tarbaby named Bargain up side his haid!

Yazzur, Yazzur. Dat Boehner sho’ is stupid! He never learn!


48 posted on 04/13/2013 7:33:20 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: muawiyah
there's nothing to stop the majority party from withdrawing its support and bringing down a Speaker.

Except they're all prostitutes. Their jobs are more important than the country.

49 posted on 04/13/2013 7:38:06 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: ladyjane

They’ll still be in office. Elections happen on a fixed schedule so they don’t face the oblivion promised in a true parlematary system ~ they get their salary, same committee assignments and all that. Only thing is the Speaker and his cronies get booted. But they’re still in Congress.


50 posted on 04/13/2013 7:40:57 PM PDT by muawiyah
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