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Boehner Blames Trust Gap With Obama For Immigration Stalemate
ABC News ^ | 2/6/2014 | John Parkinson, Mary Bruce

Posted on 02/07/2014 11:09:45 AM PST by EBH

“One of the biggest obstacles we face is the one of trust,” Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters at a news conference Thursday. “There’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws and it’s going to be difficult to move any immigration legislation until that changes.”

Illustrating that distrust, Boehner pointed to Obama’s unilateral moves to change the timeline for implementing the new health care law and the president’s widely publicized intent to circumvent Congress on several other issues through executive orders.

“I never underestimated the difficulty in moving forward this year [on immigration reform] and the reason I said that we need a step-by-step common-sense approach to this is that so we can build trust with the American people that we’re doing this the right way,” Boehner said. ”Now he’s running around the country telling everyone that he’s going to keep acting on his own, keeps talking about his phone and his pen. And he’s feeding more distrust about whether he’s committed to the rule of law.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; boehner; constitutional; crisis; johnboehner; ohio; randsconcerntrolls; revolt
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That Speaker Boehner is a very profound statement and one that illustrates we are in a Constitutional crisis of "revolutionary" proportions, IF you fail to take action to stop this President and his regime.
1 posted on 02/07/2014 11:09:45 AM PST by EBH
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To: EBH

About time there Mr. Speaker.
Hope he doesn’t waffle on this.


2 posted on 02/07/2014 11:14:14 AM PST by Texas resident
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To: EBH

Speaker, the trust gap is with you, you effing RINO SOB!


3 posted on 02/07/2014 11:14:45 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: EBH

Yup. who the hell would ever trust a turncoat, eh, Mr Boehner?


4 posted on 02/07/2014 11:15:38 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: EBH; Seaplaner

Traitor Boehner: “ - - - “I have made clear for 15 months the need for the Congress and the administration to work together on the issue of immigration reform. It needs to get done. I’m going to continue to talk to my members about how to move forward, but the president is going to have to do his part as well.”

Time to resign Boehner, time to resign.

Obama’s stated goal is to “Fundamentally change the United States of America.”

Boehner has proven that he is to stupid to understand, WAY to stupid!


5 posted on 02/07/2014 11:18:08 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: EBH
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6 posted on 02/07/2014 11:18:17 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: EBH

“One of the biggest obstacles we face is the one of trust,” Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters at a news conference Thursday. “There’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws and it’s going to be difficult to move any immigration legislation until that changes.”

And yet NOTHING IS DONE TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM, NOTHING. Words are cheap, do something, less whiling more doing.


7 posted on 02/07/2014 11:23:10 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: EBH

“There’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws”

BONERMAN has an intuitive grasp of the obvious.

And it only took five years of Obama Hell and $7 Trillion in Obama debt for him to catch on.

Maybe what clued him in is watching Obama spit on the US Constitution, break laws he doesn’t like and enforce laws he makes up.


8 posted on 02/07/2014 11:24:24 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: EBH

More kabuki theater. He will say him and bammy spoke and bammy crossed his heart and promised to be more trustworthy

Then bohner will tell us all how trustworthy bammy will be and then we will get amnesty


9 posted on 02/07/2014 11:25:12 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: EBH
This is EXACTLY the problem:

how do you negotiate with someone who wont keep their end of the deal?

Lets just assume for the sake of argument that the Republicans would be willing to grant amnesty to those already here IF Obama does __________________________.

Since there is no way to actually make Obama do ____________________ since he can just refuse after the fact to implement anything he agreed to, just as he is currently refusing to deport illegals now that were brought here as children.

No deal is possible under these circumstances, because no deal can COMPEL Obama to actually follow through.

10 posted on 02/07/2014 11:26:15 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: EBH

translation: it was that damn Limbaugh again!


11 posted on 02/07/2014 11:26:34 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: EBH

So he’s not listening to his base on immigration...it’s the fact Obama can’t be trusted.


12 posted on 02/07/2014 11:27:45 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: EBH
Boehner Blames Trust Gap With Obama For Immigration Stalemate

True, Mr Speaker, but what about the "trust gap" with YOU and the GOP-E???

13 posted on 02/07/2014 11:36:21 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Gaffer
"I figure I can roll out some BS about not trusting Obama. That'll keep them off our backs 'til after the primaries."


14 posted on 02/07/2014 11:47:02 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: EBH

Speaker Boehner must know that We The People don’t trust him any more than we trust Obama.


15 posted on 02/07/2014 11:55:05 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: EBH; EricGurr; All
yeah..well, SotH *HIC! HIC!* Boehmer, Isn't it too late, to discover
you have something down there..like a spine/"male junk".."balls"?
still very unimpressed by "the talk, how about the walk".
how about some real truth, go back to your district..
talk to Eric Gurr.."put your cards/your $$$$ on the table".

not some CoC bribe $$$$.

16 posted on 02/07/2014 11:56:02 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Gaffer

Boner heard from the TEA Party. The Administration said the “talk radio” types are directing Boner’s actions but we all know its the TEA Party, who’s getting no free advertising.


17 posted on 02/07/2014 11:58:44 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: EBH

Hey, it’s as good of an excuse as any, and better than most, for blaming his defeat by conservative House members on this issue.


18 posted on 02/07/2014 12:09:58 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: EBH

I like the ‘trust’ theme... it sings!

Hmmm... Senator Mark Warner says one thing but does another; he said “Let me make clear, I’m not going to support a health care reform plan that’s gonna take away health care that you’ve got right now or a health care plan that you like,” But Warner did support Obamacare and still does.... Mark Warner can’t be trusted!


19 posted on 02/07/2014 12:10:16 PM PST by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: EBH

I have come to believe that the whole immigration fight is cover for the Speaker to make the pronouncement that the President could not be trusted to enforce any new new law.

The President would certainly not enforce any stronger border enforcement


20 posted on 02/07/2014 12:13:10 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: EBH

Excellent. In crushing Obama, he forces every Democrat to run from him, thereby diminishing Obama’s power to mess anything up anymore.

Now, every GOP Senate candidate must simply tag their opponent as a supporter of Obamacare, plus some appropriate local issue and voila - Majority, baby!


21 posted on 02/07/2014 12:20:28 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Sealing the border is a nonsense position. It cannot be done without lowering American liberty. No thanks.

Instead, attack the welfare state. Stop giving welfare to illegals. Don’t give them driver’s licenses and go after states, like Illinois, in which a citizen has a harder time getting a driver’s license than an illegal.

If you’re worried about terrorism start at the DMV. Enact English only as the language of government and withhold funds from those states or localities that refuse to change. Let them spend their own money on their fancies.

Do all that and illegals self-deport.


22 posted on 02/07/2014 12:23:15 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Gaffer

Truth! I don’t trust Boehner and he needs to go.


23 posted on 02/07/2014 12:33:33 PM PST by punknpuss
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To: EBH

Hey Boner. Nobody trusts YOU, either. Two faced RINO quisling.


24 posted on 02/07/2014 12:44:07 PM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: bert

He has already circumvented congress on the current immigration laws. It is not just about his lawlessness on 0bamacare.


25 posted on 02/07/2014 1:05:59 PM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: Bulwinkle

None of the dems. can be trusted and there is only a handful of Republicans right now we can trust. Hopefully after Nov. there will be a few more.


26 posted on 02/07/2014 1:07:04 PM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: EBH

The Orange Sob Queen needs to go away and take his amnesty treason dreams with him.


27 posted on 02/07/2014 1:15:36 PM PST by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Gaffer

The Republican Establishment attacks Obama and gets us stirred up to divert attention from their actions like the Murray-Ryan budget deal in December that created new taxes and cut military pensions.

Both parties are governing as one as we see in that deal and when the political timing is right Obama and Boehner will cut a deal to “reform immigration” and open up the doors to cheap labor and incrementally move us towards full citizenship for those who have entered the country illegally.


28 posted on 02/07/2014 2:03:57 PM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: EBH

uhhhh.....didn’t we trust Boehner not to allow anything to go to a vote without a majority of Republicans supporting it?


29 posted on 02/07/2014 2:07:08 PM PST by grania
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To: ColdOne

Don’t be fooled by the phony emotional debate dished up to the media and beaten to death on the cable news shows.

They know what they are doing in Washington, look at the constant increasing of the debt ceiling, the Murray-Ryan budget deal and Boehner’s imperfect budget deal at the beginning of last year to bring the Social Security tax back up and impose sequester cuts.

THE MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES ARE GOVERNING AS ONE.....


30 posted on 02/07/2014 2:07:38 PM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: EBH
Mr. Boehner, there may be a trust gap where Obama is concerned, but you need to figure out that the majority of the House Republicans do NOT trust you. Boehner, Cantor, Ryan, and McCarthy need to be thrown under the bus.
31 posted on 02/07/2014 2:32:00 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Paine in the Neck

And, hey! It’s Friday. Martini time!


32 posted on 02/07/2014 3:12:42 PM PST by LuciaMia
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To: Iron Munro

Boner didn’t get a clue until it looked like his speakership was going to get voted on if he kept yapping about amnesty. That was enough to bring a tear to his eye and a quiver to his lip——and a slight pick-me-up to his butt.


33 posted on 02/07/2014 3:36:32 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: bert

The House currently has somewhere around 170 bills sent to the Senate and sitting on Harry’s lap. Harry might not send any of them any further but it makes me wonder what made Boner think that the Kenyan would actually act on ANY of those bills, should they get passed by the Senate? It seems to me it’s all cop-out if the House doesn’t keep passing bills for things that MUST be done-——like sealing the southern border-—for instance. The House could get off its collective butt and send over Articles of Impeachment for the Kenyan if they actually wanted to look productive?


34 posted on 02/07/2014 3:51:02 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Texas resident

If the imposter wasn’t so blatant about his total disregard for the law, boehner wouldn’t have a problem at all with stuffing amnesty down our throats, just like the socialized medicine bill. The imposter and boehner are two sides of the same coin.


35 posted on 02/07/2014 3:56:02 PM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks EBH.


36 posted on 02/07/2014 4:09:04 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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Rand Paul's immigration speech
...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg]
Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform
Latinos, should be a natural constituency for the party, Paul argued, but "Republicans have pushed them away with harsh rhetoric over immigration." ...he would create a bipartisan panel to determine how many visas should be granted for workers already in the United States and those who might follow... [and the buried lead] "Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers...
[Posted on 04/21/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by SoConPubbie]
[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]
37 posted on 02/07/2014 4:10:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Texas resident

>> About time there Mr. Speaker.

Boehner is deflecting.


38 posted on 02/07/2014 4:10:36 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric
Boehner is deflecting.

Yes, but he's actually stumbled (because I don't think he's that smart) into a VERY good strategy.

He diffuses the issue with Conservatives (since it's the individual House Members in opposition - they can go home and tell their votes that they stood up to their leadership and made them bend) and Moderates/Independents (who overwhelmingly feel that Obama can't be trusted).

Liberals/Dems can't scream that it's a racial/ethnic bigotry issue, because the Republicans can immediately cite example after example after example where Obama's failed to act in a trustworthy manner and has ignored his obligations to enforce laws.

Basically it flips the whole issue back onto Obama, and in a very Alinskyite way. This is classic "Pick a target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it" ... being used by OUR side for a change.
39 posted on 02/07/2014 4:16:20 PM PST by tanknetter
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To: EBH
NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. Hispanic unemployment is off the charts - NOW. TODAY. OFF THE CHARTS. We don't need MORE Hispanics... hire the ones who are already here and unemployed. THIS IS ONLY BEING DONE TO SIGN UP MORE DEMOCRATS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS.
40 posted on 02/07/2014 5:17:22 PM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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To: EBH
NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS.

Hispanic unemployment is off the charts. TODAY. OFF THE CHARTS.

We don't need MORE Hispanics... hire the ones who are already here and unemployed.

THIS IS ONLY BEING DONE TO SIGN UP MORE DEMOCRATS.

NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS. NO MORE ILLEGALS.

41 posted on 02/07/2014 5:18:21 PM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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To: Paine in the Neck

The only thing missing in the photo are orange prison jump suits...


42 posted on 02/07/2014 5:25:26 PM PST by bfh333 ("Hope"... "Change"... You better HOPE you have some CHANGE after the next 4 years!)
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To: Texas resident

I don’t believe anything Boehner says; he is untrustworthy.


43 posted on 02/07/2014 8:54:28 PM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: EBH

Can you trust John Cornball, “R”-TX?


44 posted on 02/07/2014 8:56:07 PM PST by Theodore R. (TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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CONTACT SPEAKER Boehner "here"

NEVER LET UP!






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45 posted on 02/07/2014 9:01:48 PM PST 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: Theodore R.

You never know. He might have been the subject of a “Come to Jesus” meeting by the other members of the house.

Or he could be just another weasel.

Time will tell.


46 posted on 02/08/2014 5:55:20 AM PST by Texas resident
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To: Texas resident

Boehner needs to be deported back to Ohio from Washington, DC.


47 posted on 02/08/2014 6:46:24 AM PST by Skybird
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To: EBH

How about unconstitutional and in violation of Statehood integrity contract with a Federal government representing party interests above those of the State Representation?

Being a Speaker does not mean being a little Executive of thebExecutive branch Mr Boehner.


48 posted on 02/08/2014 8:19:17 AM PST by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Graewoulf

The fact that Boner says “MY” members instead of “THE” members, says a lot about his ego.


49 posted on 02/08/2014 9:42:39 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

And that Boehner has his own clique that excludes those who oppose him.


50 posted on 02/08/2014 9:56:46 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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