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Brit Hume: I wouldn’t be surprised to see Rubio vote against final immigration bill
Daily Caller ^ | May 17, 2013 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 05/17/2013 2:28:01 PM PDT by Rufus2007

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume warned Friday that the “Gang of Eight” efforts to pass immigration reform could be in trouble not only in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, but also in the Democratic-controlled Senate as well.

Hume said by rejecting all efforts to beef up border enforcement, the bill was being condemned to “a death sentence.”

“I think the bill is in trouble,” he said on Laura Ingraham’s radio program, “And it would in trouble whether they had a gang in the House or not, and will continue to be in trouble unless or until the enforcement portion of this is stiffened to the point where people look at this and say, ‘OK, if we go for this we can really count on the border being properly monitored and indeed sealed if necessary.’ Until that happens, I don’t think the bill can pass the House of Representatives, perhaps not even the Senate.”

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TOPICS: Cuba; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: aliens; brithume; fla; immigration; marcorubio
If Marco Rubio is to save any face with the conservative base, he has to vote against this bill, IMO
1 posted on 05/17/2013 2:28:02 PM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

Why not, he seems to flip-flop with ease.

I’m a Conservative. Well, no I’m not a Conservative. Well maybe tomorrow I’ll be one again. I’m so dizzy...

Yes, we know.


2 posted on 05/17/2013 2:31:03 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Before it's all over, Obama may demand extradition to Kenya, becasue he was born there...)
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To: Rufus2007

I would be surprised to see myself vote against Rubio when he’s up for re-election.


3 posted on 05/17/2013 2:31:21 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Rufus2007

Hey Rubio! How’s the govenement going to conduct 11-30 Million background checks? They aren’t. End of story.


4 posted on 05/17/2013 2:32:40 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Rufus2007

Rubio is history for me


5 posted on 05/17/2013 2:32:55 PM PDT by Naplm
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To: Rufus2007

I wouldn’t be surprised either but it won’t wash the stink off.


6 posted on 05/17/2013 2:33:25 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I’m more worried that at this very minute, Boehner is quietly selling us out on amnesty. He sure isn’t doing anything about IRS, or Benghazi.


7 posted on 05/17/2013 2:33:38 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Rufus2007

If he doesn’t he’s as finished as Christie.


8 posted on 05/17/2013 2:36:31 PM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Rufus2007; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
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Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

9 posted on 05/17/2013 2:36:53 PM PDT by HiJinx (Just kill the bill, already...)
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To: Rufus2007

He is all over the radio promoting this ridiculous bill, calling it the toughest border protection bill ever. Everything he says in the ad is a lie, how would voting against it save any face?


10 posted on 05/17/2013 2:37:00 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Rufus2007

There was never any intent to beef up border security and to do anything about the illegals who don’t want to or can’t become citizens.


11 posted on 05/17/2013 2:37:58 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Rufus2007

Rubio has been trying to play the same game that Reagan got beat at.

“I will vote for amnesty ONCE provided we seal the border”.
The border was never sealed.

His flirting with that disaster makes us all uneasy.
We got screwed once on good will, and the flood gates have been open ever since.


12 posted on 05/17/2013 2:38:00 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: chris37

“I would be surprised to see myself vote against Rubio when he’s up for re-election.”

Rubio needs to be opposed by a conservative in the primary. I don’t see anybody with the clout on the horizon. Allen West, maybe?


13 posted on 05/17/2013 2:38:18 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Rufus2007
If Marco Rubio is to save any face with the conservative base, he has to vote against this bill, IMO

Rubio is a Fraud. He may vote against it only if he knows that the bill will pass. Rubio desperately wants this bill to pass.

He knows this bill will destroy our Republic.

The fraud who is Rubio may vote against this bill trying to fool Conservatives into believing he saw the light.

14 posted on 05/17/2013 2:39:29 PM PDT by sand88
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Boehner - Benghazi, MIA
Boehner - IRS, MIA
Boehner - Wire Taps, MIA
Boehner - AP records, MIA
Boehner - Fast and Furious, MIA
Boehner - Covering for Islamic criminals, MIA
Boehner...

Please pick up the red courtesy phone...


15 posted on 05/17/2013 2:39:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Before it's all over, Obama may demand extradition to Kenya, becasue he was born there...)
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16 posted on 05/17/2013 2:40:11 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The only way to enforce the border is to work with the border states.

Washington and the dems will not allow us to control our own backyards.


17 posted on 05/17/2013 2:40:53 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Rufus2007
No matter what the promise about enforcement there is no way to hold them to their word.

Enforcement MUST come first and be effective!

18 posted on 05/17/2013 2:40:57 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: sand88

” Rubio is a Fraud. He may vote against it only if he knows that the bill will pass. Rubio desperately wants this bill to pass.

He knows this bill will destroy our Republic. “

YES!


19 posted on 05/17/2013 2:41:17 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

He must have a paid membership to the Ben Tmy Huang house of ill repute down the street. You never hear anything out of him, unless he’s all teary at the thought of going back there in a few minutes.


20 posted on 05/17/2013 2:42:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Before it's all over, Obama may demand extradition to Kenya, becasue he was born there...)
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To: DoughtyOne; All

“Boehner - Benghazi, MIA
Boehner - IRS, MIA
Boehner - Wire Taps, MIA
Boehner - AP records, MIA
Boehner - Fast and Furious, MIA
Boehner - Covering for Islamic criminals, MIA
Boehner...”

Please pick up the red courtesy phone...SO WE CAN FIRE YOU!!


21 posted on 05/17/2013 2:42:58 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: DoughtyOne

No kidding.


22 posted on 05/17/2013 2:44:05 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Gen.Blather

Allen West would be great.

However, whomever his opponent is will get my vote, even if it’s a democrat.

I really cannot stand Marco Rubio. I’ve had it with RINOs.


23 posted on 05/17/2013 2:44:08 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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Reagan trusted, but he did not verify.


24 posted on 05/17/2013 2:45:03 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: chris37

Rubio = DOA.


25 posted on 05/17/2013 2:45:30 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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The Best way to enforce the border is to come down HARD on those that are here illegally.

Round em up, fine em hard and send them home.

Wanna come in the right way? Come through the check point.
If all is well, you are in.
If it aint, back you go.

I swear this is one of the only nations in the World that says
“You are illegal? Come on in! You have rights, and MORE wiggle room than Citizens”


26 posted on 05/17/2013 2:50:31 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: DoughtyOne
I’m a Conservative. Well, no I’m not a Conservative. Well maybe tomorrow I’ll be one again. I’m so dizzy...

"Where is my water bottle...I'm so thirsty too!"

Well one gets that way when lying constantly....

27 posted on 05/17/2013 2:53:52 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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Ted Cruz nailed it.
If you are NOT A CITIZEN, you have NO rights as a US Citizen.
You have Human Rights, but no key to the USA cookie jar.


28 posted on 05/17/2013 2:54:24 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Fightin Whitey

So true :^).


29 posted on 05/17/2013 2:55:03 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Before it's all over, Obama may demand extradition to Kenya, becasue he was born there...)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Yep.

When his annoying conservative immigration reform commercial comes on, the sound goes off. If it’s so conservative, Marky, why is Chuck Shumer so eager to see it pass? Hmmm?

Fool me once as they say.


30 posted on 05/17/2013 2:57:22 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Rufus2007

In for a penny, in for a pound.

Rubio has already done himself political damage. No need to stop now. He will vote for it. He wouldn’t want to disappoint his new BFF’s — Schumer, McCain, Graham.


31 posted on 05/17/2013 3:00:38 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Rufus2007
As I understand, these regs in this bill that are totally anti-American, anti-freedom and pro illegal alien
(1)biometric ID requirement in order for anyone to be employed in the US. Politicians, their families and their staff are likely exempted.
(2)$150 million dollars to go to ACORN type orgs supposedly to aid the illegals in signing up and getting free government benefits and registering them to vote. Guess which party they will be encouraged to register with.
(3)no immediate closing of the Mexican border
(4)no deportation of anyone already here illegally (amnesty), not even convicted criminals (read the fine print)
32 posted on 05/17/2013 3:04:41 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Rufus2007

Rubio will vote against it when Boner tells him he has enough RINO and RAT votes in his pocket to pass amnesty without him.


33 posted on 05/17/2013 3:05:17 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: mylife

Yup. And you think he’d learn from Ronaldus Magnus admission thhat he’d made a hell of a mistake.

But no.


34 posted on 05/17/2013 3:05:55 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Rufus2007

Rubio has voluntarily neutered himself forever to conservatives

He has joined the likes of McCain and Graham as seekers of fame, not what is right

Stick a fork in him. He is done


35 posted on 05/17/2013 3:14:21 PM PDT by bestintxas (Anyone who votes for Obama after these 4 miserable years needs to take a mandatory citizenship test.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

God Bless Ronald Reagan.

Amen.


36 posted on 05/17/2013 3:16:11 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

I remember an old GF I had. She walked in the house one day and say one of my Reagan books on the kitchen table...and promptly had a fit.

I don’t miss her ;)

If RR could come out an admit he was wrong, the current crop has NO excuse to countermand him. This crap is wrong from every angle.


37 posted on 05/17/2013 3:18:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Rufus2007
That horse**** about the illegals not being eligible to apply for welfare for 15 years will last as long as it takes for a racist, La Raza shyster "lawyer" to get a lawsuit written up and on the desk of some Federal "judge".

The horse**** about the illegal aliens being welcomed "out of the shadows" so they can start paying taxes, well, 52% of the people in this country do not pay any taxes. Where are all of these illegal going to get the high paying good jobs that will put them in the tax bracket that will require them to pay taxes? More than likely, they'll all be getting the EITC. That's going to cost us a bunch.

Then there are the "fines" they will be required to pay unless they apply for one of the over 400 "waivers".

America can't afford "immigration reform" right now. We're broke. "Immigration reform" is a joke. ON US!

38 posted on 05/17/2013 3:30:06 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: Rufus2007

The final bill will not matter...let’s see how he votes on Cloture, when 60 votes are needed.


39 posted on 05/17/2013 3:47:26 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: chris37
I would be surprised to see myself vote against Rubio when he’s up for re-election.

I actually would be surprised to see him vote against it.

But I won't care. I'm done with him either way.

Surprise, Senator Rubio, surprise!

:)

40 posted on 05/17/2013 3:54:57 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Rufus2007

Senator Rubio:

The Amnesty Man, cause he mixes it with love
And makes the word sound good
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_PtSDlt5h0


41 posted on 05/17/2013 3:59:04 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Yogafist
He is all over the radio promoting this ridiculous bill, calling it the toughest border protection bill ever.

Rubio excitedly explains that the bill will provide border security like never before. If there is not a solid proposal for securing the border in 6 years, there will be a commission appointed! Rubio makes this proclamation with a straight face. I mean... he is serious.

/facepalm

42 posted on 05/17/2013 4:02:59 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: lonevoice

Yep, regardless of what his future actions are, he has helped advance the government agenda, and that’s it for me.

On top of that, he comes across to me as a putz.


43 posted on 05/17/2013 4:16:06 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Lancey Howard

It is not his ad all over the radio, it is a phony conservative group started by Mr. Facebook Zuckerberg himself and they are using recordings of Rubio’s early speeches on this issue.

The key point though is that Rubio seems not to be protesting at all. He will not get my vote in 16.


44 posted on 05/17/2013 4:45:33 PM PDT by mazda77
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To: mazda77

I didn’t say anything about that ad. I was talking about actual interviews, including his interviews on Rush’s show. (Rush, of course, hates his “immigration reform” but gives Rubio an opportunity to explain the bill because he likes the guy and believes that on the whole, Rubio is a pretty decent conservative. But listening to the interviews, it was easy to picture the skeptical, disappointed frown on Rush’s face.)


45 posted on 05/17/2013 5:08:48 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Rufus2007

We’ve seen this tactic before....propose a bill, it “changes/evolves” and the poor schmuck who proposed it votes against it (meanwhile, it had enough votes to pass so his “no” vote is worthless...kind of like a certain Senator from Nebraska on Obamacare).

You’re too deep in the doo-doo Marco....you can’t wash this off.


46 posted on 05/17/2013 5:43:47 PM PDT by ak267 (The Law Of the Sea Treaty...LOST...must be defeated...CALL YOUR SENATORS!!!)
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To: All

Does this mean he’ll vote against cloture or will he do a “Ben Nelson”???


47 posted on 05/17/2013 5:45:26 PM PDT by ak267 (The Law Of the Sea Treaty...LOST...must be defeated...CALL YOUR SENATORS!!!)
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To: Rufus2007
Rubio to vote against HIS bill? What does it matter now? (paraphrasing Hillary Clinton).
48 posted on 05/17/2013 5:49:37 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Lancey Howard

10-4. Rush’s interview is what I used when I unloaded on one of his staffers in the Jacksonville Office.

But the radio and TV ads we are watching and hearng are from Zuckerberg, He is an Obama lover and created Americans for Conservative Direction to purposely muddy the waters and I would not be surprised if Rubio was part of its creation.

What a huge disappointment he has become. Now we see Brit Hume opining that he would not be surprised to see Rubio vote against it. Balderdash I say, balderdash. If it goes down for some reason, as per Senate rules by voting against it, he is entitled to bring it up again for another vote later without having to go through all of the process again.

At least when Charlie Crist was screwing us, he was honest and upfront about it.


49 posted on 05/18/2013 4:39:49 AM PDT by mazda77
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