Skip to comments.We can pass the Gang of Eight bill — if Boehner will bring it to the floor (HE CAVED) ???
Posted on 07/08/2013 3:27:46 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Chad Pergram ✔ @ChadPergram
Boehner: We have a broken #immigration system..We can't turn a blind eye and think it will go away. It's time for Congress to act. 4:48 PM - 8 Jul 2013
trolling from pro-amnesty forces via Greg Sargent. Although, is it really trolling if its true? I dont doubt for a second that if Boehner allowed an up-or-down vote on the Senate bill, thered be 20-30 Republicans willing to go all-in on amnesty with the entire Democratic caucus. The one and only thing stopping this from passing is John Boehners solemn promise that he wont allow a vote on anything that doesnt already have the support of a majority of the GOP majority.
You trust an old Hill hand like him to stand firm on that promise with the entire GOP establishment, virtually to a man, bleating for the party to pass immigration reform as soon as possible, dont you?
If there is a vote on comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship in the House, it will pass with a bipartisan majority. If all but a handful of the House Democrats vote yes, and at least 20 Republicans from the list below come along, reform can easily clear the 218 necessary to pass the lower chamber. Looking at the list of 99 House Republicans below, its clear that capturing those 20 or so Republican votes is well within reach. Our target list includes several different groups of Republicans, such as:
* Republicans with growing numbers of Latino and Asian constituents.
* Republicans who understand the need for the Party to tackle immigration reform for its own future.
Air is more firm than his spine.
IF the house passes its own immigration bill, it will be marked up in committee as an amnesty bill and there will be no further obstacles to its passage. It gets a straight up or down vote in both the House and Senate.
His shadow has more principles
Hello Dio. Fairly new to the U.S. Third generation Kraut. I think maybe I should have added a sarcasm tag. No Republican here!! Love Cruz,and Palin. Just making fun of the usuall Pom-Pom waving Republicans that blame Conservatives for electing Barry. I know what to expect from a CommiCrat,but electing a Rep. Whom runs as a conservative, and RULES as a CommieCrat is the Worse of the 2.
The Egyptians managed because they got 14 million of their citizens to march in the streets demanding change. That’s about 1/6th of their population.
The corresponding number here would be about 50 million. That will only happen in our dreams.
To paraphrase Dean Wormer from Animal House: “Mr Speaker, Tan, Drunk, and stupid is no way to govern”..........
I imagine that tall, lanky Paul Ryan is pushing Boehner to enact the liberal package.
If Boehner allows this to pass through the House, it will be sliced and diced in conference and come back a full-fledged amnesty bill.
KILL THE AMNESTY BILL!!
July 8, 201 byJim Robinson
B U M P!!!!
.KILL any bill that has the word comprehensive in it. KILL any bill that has the word immigration in it.KILL any bill that has the word reform in it.
I hope Boehner understand that if he allows the legalization of 12 to 20 million illegals (or should I say “New Democrats?”) - it seals the doom of the Republican Party and the Free Republic.
Unless, of course, patriots play the revolution card.
However, those in the know say a Second U.S. Revolution will not happen because those who would form revolutionary armies are middle aged or older.
War is a young man’s game.
Kill the Bill
Passing any version of the Gang of Eights bill would be worse than passing nothing.
By William Kristol & Rich Lowry