Skip to comments.GOP lawmaker to meet with Obama on immigration reform
Posted on 10/28/2013 12:29:23 PM PDT by jimbo123
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) will meet with President Obama at the White House on Tuesday to discuss immigration reform.
Diaz-Balart is a key House Republican on the issue, and earlier this year had been working with lawmakers from both parties on a comprehensive House bill.
Other lawmakers are also expected to attend the meeting, though the precise guest list is unclear.
Obama has sought to pump up the pressure on Republicans over immigration, and won a small victory this week with Rep. Jeff Denham's (R-Calif.) decision to cosponsor a House immigration reform bill backed by Democrats.
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How can you be a “key” if no one has ever heard of you.
Heres is the public Boehner-Cantor-Ryan-Issa-Denham-Diaz-Balart Gang of 28 who will vote with the RATS to pass Amnesty with a path to Citizenship.
They will also nearly TRIPLE the number of annual H1B visas for foreign IT workers.
1. REP. MARIO DIAZ-BALART (R-FL)
2. REP. SAM JOHNSON (R-TX)
3. REP. JOHN CARTER (R-TX)
4. REP. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN (R-FL)
5. REP. DARRELL ISSA (R-CA)
6. REP. RAUL LABRADOR (R-ID)
7. DON YOUNG (R-AK)
8. GREG WALDEN (R-OR)
9. REP. PETER KING (R-NY)
10. REP. PAUL RYAN (R-WI)
11. REP. SPENCER BACHUS (R-AL)
12. REP. DAVID VALADAO (R-CA)
13. REP. JEFF DENHAM (R-CA)
14. REP. TIM GRIFFIN (R-AR)
15. REP. JAMES LANKFORD (R-OK)
16. REP. MICHAEL GRIMM (R-NY)
17. REP. MICHAEL KELLY (R-PA)
18. REP. JOE HECK (R-NV)
19. REP. DEVIN NUNES (R-CA)
20. REP. MIKE COFFMAN (R-CO)
21. REP. DANIEL WEBSTER (R-FL)
22. REP. AARON SCHOCK (R-IL)
23. REP. DAVID REICHERT (R-WA)
24. REP. MARK AMODEI (R-NV)
25. REP. JUSTIN AMASH (R-MI)
26. REP. SEAN DUFFY (R-WI)
27. REP. JASON CHAFFETZ (R-UT)
28. REP. CHRIS STEWART (R-UT)
For those FReepers who think Republicans don’t try to work with fanatical Democrats, here you go. This effort to compromise with Obama will end with Republicans doing all the compromising, because Democrats don’t compromise, and when Republicans refuse to sign onto Obama’s nonsense, he and all his Obamaphiles will scream about Republicans not working with him.
Wait til these GOP sponsored illegals sign up for ObamaCare subsidies..
Obamacare, welfare, food stamps...
This is what they really want: to continue having no reason for US citizens to learn IT.
The Hispanic Leadership Network was created in January 2011 by American Action Network. Key members include executive director Jennifer Korn, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, former United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and former United States Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.
Hispanic Leadership Network co-chair Carlos Gutierrez created the SuperPAC Republicans for Immigration Reform.
Hispanic Leadership Network partners are American Action Forum and American Action Network
Board Members of the American Action Forum:
Fred Malek, Chairman, Forum Board and Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group
Senator Norm Coleman, Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP
James Barksdale, Chairman and President, Barksdale Management Corporation
Peter Bell, Former Chairman, Metropolitan Council
Governor Jeb Bush, President, Jeb Bush and Associates
Elaine Chao, 24th Secretary of Labor
Wendy Grubbs, Managing Director, Global Government Affairs, Citi
Bobbie Kilberg, President, Northern Virginia Technology Council
Lauren Maddox, Principal, The Podesta Group
Governor John R. McKernan, Chairman, Education Management Corporation
Billy Pitts, President, Capitol BrainTrust
Governor Tom Ridge, President and CEO, Ridge Global LLC
Bob Steel, former President and CEO, Wachovia
Sara Martinez Tucker, former Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
Launched in February 2010, American Action Network is a conservative 501(c)(4) group chaired by Norm Coleman, a Republican former senator from Minnesota. The group reported spending more than $18.9 million in the 2010 congressional elections, targeting dozens of Democratic House and Senate candidates. Because it is a 501(c)(4), it is not required to release the names of its donors. American Action shares office space with Crossroads GPS/American Crossroads, one of the largest outside spending networks, which has ties to GOP operative Karl Rove. As a nonprofit organization, it does not disclose the donors to its outside spending efforts.
(Center for Responsive Politics)
Facebook founder Zuckerberg paid for the ad run by Americans for a Conservative Direction. The ads used talking points developed by the Hispanic Leadership Network.
FWD.US is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economyincluding comprehensive immigration reform and education reform. (http://www.fwd.us/about_us)
Their list of supporters is a who's who of tech companies. (http://www.fwd.us/our_supporters)
Their team in Washington DC:
FWD.US has two subsidiary organizations, Americans for a Conservative Direction, and Council for American Job Growth. (http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/22211-has-zuckerberg-gone-conservative.html)
Americans for a Conservative Direction board members are:
In May FWD.us began running ads the immigration bill pushed by the so-called Senate Gang of 8. Politico reports that Americans for a Conservative Direction will spend over $1 million to push the ad in states including Texas, Florida, Iowa, and Kentucky. (http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/07/Republican-group-Facebook-immigration-bill)
Another group running ads is the American Action Network. The American Action Network was founded by Fred Malek, National Finance Committee co-chair of John McCains 2008 presidential campaign. AAN created the American Action Forum and the Hispanic Leadership Network. These groups share office space with the Karl Rove affiliated Crossroads GPS/American Crossroads.
These groups have overlapping leadership and membership.
|Former Senator Norm Coleman (MN)||
|Chairman Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells US LLP||Chairman, American Action Network|
|Chairman, Thayer Lodging Group||Founder, American Action Network||Chairman, Forum Board|
|Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL)||
|President, Jeb Bush & Assoc.|
|Congressman Raúl Labrador (R-ID)||
|House Gang of Eight|
|Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)||
|House Gang of Eight|
|Congressman Francisco Canseco (R-TX)||
House Gang of Eight
John Carter (R-TX)
Sam Johnson (R-TX)
Raul Labrador (R-ID)
Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
John Yarmuth (D-KY)
Texas Rep Francisco Canseco has a hidden relation to the House Gang of Eight, membership in the Hispanic Leadership Network.
The Hispanic Leadership Network developed the "Earned legal status", and "undocumented immigrant" talking points.
Mario, if you believe a single word this Clown says, you’re stupid.
I believe Elaine Chao is Mrs Mitch McConnell
It just gets better and better.
Good tagline by the way.