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Paul Ryan: Immigration legislation unlikely in '14
Houston Chronicle ^ | February 2, 2014 | PHILIP ELLIOTT, AP

Posted on 02/02/2014 11:40:21 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said distrust of President Barack Obama runs so deep in the Republican caucus that he's skeptical the GOP-led House would pass any immigration measure. He said a plan that puts security first could only pass if lawmakers believe the administration would enforce it — an unlikely prospect given Republicans' deep opposition to Obama.

"This isn't a trust-but-verify, this is a verify-then-trust approach," Ryan said.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014; bordersecurity; illegal; immigration

1 posted on 02/02/2014 11:40:21 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They are going to wait for the lame duck session.


2 posted on 02/02/2014 11:41:10 AM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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3 posted on 02/02/2014 11:42:46 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Wow, looks like the economy is really going to pick up in 2014. Otherwise, why bring so many workers in. I’m glad our government is looking out for us.


4 posted on 02/02/2014 11:42:53 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Paul Ryan is a Traitor, I hope he loses the next election.


5 posted on 02/02/2014 11:44:15 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty and Let the the Stupid AmericanTaxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Perdogg

What is the most internet duck?


6 posted on 02/02/2014 11:44:18 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: chicagolady

Trust me. just because I got caught lying to the vets does not mean I would lie to you.


7 posted on 02/02/2014 11:47:10 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

GOP needs to drop the Amnesty BS once and for all


8 posted on 02/02/2014 11:54:32 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (A Theory is not a Fact....It is not called the "Fact of Evolution")
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To: SeminoleCounty

I believe that is exactly what they have done.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 11:56:28 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: chiefqc

Ryan cannot be trusted.


10 posted on 02/02/2014 11:59:44 AM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Our last Presidential Slate consisted of a former supporter of Baby murder, the originator of Obamacare, an abuser of Vets, and a supporter of Amnesty.

I don’t understand


11 posted on 02/02/2014 12:00:50 PM PST by Rock Eye Jack
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He’s up.

He’s down.

He’s spinning ‘round and ‘round.

He’s a yo-yo.


12 posted on 02/02/2014 12:03:25 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

To little too late Ryan. I no longer trust GOP on anything
I did not leave the party they left me
Freegards
LEX


13 posted on 02/02/2014 12:04:32 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Iron Munro

Obama has come up against a wall of resistance.

http://www.wnd.com/2014/01/congressman-we-can-defeat-amnesty-executive-orders/


14 posted on 02/02/2014 12:05:59 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama has come up against a wall of resistance.

Thanks for the link.

It's about time someone made an effort to stop this arrogant criminal.

15 posted on 02/02/2014 12:12:26 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Mr. Ryan, you are a ***damned disgrace.

*spits on the ground in utter dizgust*


16 posted on 02/02/2014 12:14:03 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chiefqc
Paul Ryan - Winner Of The 2013 Joe Isuzu "He's Lying" Award


17 posted on 02/02/2014 12:27:28 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: Perdogg

they’ve got the lame part down already


18 posted on 02/02/2014 12:36:42 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; SeminoleCounty
GOP needs to drop the Amnesty BS once and for all

I believe that is exactly what they have done.

Or, have the cowards just dropped it for now...due to election year?

19 posted on 02/02/2014 12:40:06 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: chicagolady

Agree..me too.


20 posted on 02/02/2014 12:40:56 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Talk is cheap.

Let us pray for genuine action to follow this brave statement.


21 posted on 02/02/2014 12:51:01 PM PST by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“he’s skeptical the GOP-led House would pass any immigration measure.”

But not because he didn’t try like Heck.


22 posted on 02/02/2014 12:53:44 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Jane Long

The border will be secured. If they can’t do that and enforce the laws on the books now, they will have to answer to the voters.

We also need to make more noise about how the Obama administration currently is not enforcing immigration laws (not enforcing a lot of laws), coupled to his “pen and phone” dictatorial rule statements and threats of more unconstitutional executive orders to bypass Congress and the peoples’ representatives.


23 posted on 02/02/2014 12:53:45 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

24 posted on 02/02/2014 12:58:14 PM PST by Manic_Episode (F the Whigs)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I need to borrow those glasses you’re wearing! Things look completely different, from over here in Realville.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 1:05:11 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Won’t pass as long as Obama is President.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 1:59:45 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The border will be secured. If they can’t do that and enforce the laws on the books now, they will have to answer to the voters.

LOL!! I was one of the Original Minutemen on the Arizona/Mexico Border in 2005, WE brought national attention to our open border and were trying to prove to the Government that the border could be secured with a lawn chair and a Pair of Binoculars. We did the job back then, We have been doing our job as voters and Americans.

There IS NO WILL to do it. Here we are about 10 years later and the GOP has done NOTHING!

REMEMBER this stupid McCain LYING about border security to get elected>

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDA-XJf32Wk

He should be thrown out NOW. Your comment is LAUGHABLE that the border will be secured.


27 posted on 02/02/2014 2:22:12 PM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty and Let the the Stupid AmericanTaxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Ya think maybe Paul has climbed out from under the desk?

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IF WE DON'T CLEAN HOUSE -- AND THE SENATE -- IN 2014, WE DESERVE WHATEVERTHEHELL "THEY" DO TO US!

28 posted on 02/02/2014 2:41:01 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Bump


29 posted on 02/02/2014 2:43:37 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: WashingtonSource

Basically Republicans, by saying the border needs to be secured first has taken illegal immigration off the table for 2014.

Good move.


30 posted on 02/02/2014 3:28:39 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; ...

Paul Ryan sees it unlikely that immigration reform will pass in 2014

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31 posted on 02/02/2014 4:24:05 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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32 posted on 02/02/2014 4:27:46 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ryan could be lying to throw the conservatives off track.


33 posted on 02/03/2014 1:40:10 PM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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