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Steve King: GOP Leaders May Push Amnesty During Lame-Duck Session
Breitbart ^ | 1 Mar 2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 03/02/2014 6:29:11 AM PST by Cheerio

On the inaugural edition of the weekly Breitbart News Saturday show on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 10 AM to 1 PM EST, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said he decided not to run for the U.S. Senate largely because he wanted to fight against amnesty legislation. He warned amnesty opponents that advocates may try to sneak through legislation in the lame-duck session of Congress later this year.

"I wouldn't draw a deep breath at any time," King told Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon. " We have to be ever vigilant." Bannon will host the weekly show with a rotation of Breitbart News editors and contributors.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; sessions
"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
1 posted on 03/02/2014 6:29:11 AM PST by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

2 posted on 03/02/2014 6:32:31 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Cheerio

Why do they insist upon suicide.


3 posted on 03/02/2014 6:32:43 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Cheerio
Uhhhhhhh....wait a minute. A question from the back of the re-education camp?

Exactly who is the lame duck in the next session?

4 posted on 03/02/2014 6:36:29 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

all the idiots voted out. I do think the Founding Fathers didn’t see this coming.

Once the election is lost, see ya bye. No need to let them hang around for a few weeks.


5 posted on 03/02/2014 6:38:22 AM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Cheerio

The GOPe can’t risk alienating grassroots voters even more than it already has, but the big money they want to fuel their political campaign insists on “immigration reform” with some sort of mechanism to open up the flow of cheaper labor into the country ASAP.

The likely scenario is a lame duck session. Boehner used a lame duck session at the beginning of 2013 to cut his “imperfect deal” with Obama to raise taxes and impose the sequester.


6 posted on 03/02/2014 6:38:30 AM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Texas Eagle

Everybody who is retiring or has been defeated.


7 posted on 03/02/2014 6:38:34 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Cheerio

How ‘bout pushing IMPEACHMENT!!
wake up GOPe!!!!


8 posted on 03/02/2014 6:44:06 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Nextrush
The GOPe can’t risk alienating grassroots voters even more than it already has, but the big money they want to fuel their political campaign insists on “immigration reform” with some sort of mechanism to open up the flow of cheaper labor into the country ASAP.

What happened to "We cannot trust Obama with law enforcement"?

The GOP-e is really foolish if they believe they will achieve "Cheap labor" and not grant voting rights simultaneously!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Chuckie Schmukie will be at the court house door ONE HOUR after the WH Clown signs the bill DEMANDING that all legal residents be allow the full protection of the Constitution including the right to vote. SCOTUS will agree - count on it.
9 posted on 03/02/2014 6:51:27 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: CPT Clay

An open letter to the GOP Members of the House

As a Representative in Congress, you took this Oath:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God."


"Support and defend the Constitution" it says. Did you see that? That document requires, per Art.4, S.4, that

"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence."


An invasion is what we are suffering. That invasion has accelerated with each "comprehensive immigration reform" previously enacted. Instead of another disastrous reform that yet again increases the incentives for millions more to try their luck crossing the southern border, a Representative who took his Oath and the Constitution seriously would be pressing for what the American people have repeatedly said they want - not what Senators Schumer and McCain, Mark Zuckerberg, Mexico, some border state farmers and homebuilders or the Chamber of Commerce rent-seekers want. That is:
  1. secure the border in a transparently verifiable way;
  2. end the anchor-baby interpretation of the 14th Amendment;
  3. enforce eVerify without exception and with severe penalties;
  4. no government benefits beyond critical emergency care (and that ought to be billed back to the home government); and
  5. NO "Path to Citizenship" - ever - for anyone who has entered the US illegally.
Any bill that does not accomplish these five things is unacceptable. It is de facto amnesty. And it will inevitably encourage millions more illegal entries.

If the GOP is complicit in this amnesty fiasco, either by taking up the Senate bill or through some piecemeal slight of hand with a series of House bills such as we hear are being cooked up of late, the GOP will cease to exist. It will not survive through the 2016 elections. The people will shun the over-tanned, glad-handing, backslapping quislings and look elsewhere for leaders who actually have the spine for the fight. Make no mistake - to me and to many, many others, amnesty is the GOP's Rubicon. Cross it at your electoral peril.

10 posted on 03/02/2014 6:54:08 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Cheerio

These are very shameless “Republicans” who with their “leadership” will sell out the country in a lame-duck session or any other session for that matter.


11 posted on 03/02/2014 6:55:24 AM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: Cheerio

I think once the valve is turned on more than “cheap labor” will be created sooner or later.


12 posted on 03/02/2014 7:00:38 AM PST by Nextrush (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT=HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY BAILOUT ACT)
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To: Cheerio

These people are ruinous to the Republic, if not by intent, by effect. They advocate lawlessness just for cheap labor and/or a guaranteed voting block. They cheapen the value of American citizenship and undermine the rule of law. A general amnesty for 30 million illegals and their relatives (I don’t believe the official estimates of 12 million) will destroy our republic. This is probably the most important single issue to ever be considered. If given the option of voting for two candidates who advocate pro-amnesty positions, I will not vote for either. If confronted with the reality of a general amnesty, I will survive but I will know that our national elites can never be trusted again. I will go Galt and only participate in politics at the local level.


13 posted on 03/02/2014 7:22:56 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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Support Free Republic.

Less than $3.8k to go!!
Git-R-Done!

Make Today, Day 61 the day!

14 posted on 03/02/2014 7:34:24 AM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: CPT Clay

Because they will gain millions and perhaps or most surely after Congress jobs if and when they lose an election......from the U.S. Chambers of Commerce and the mega businesses that demand a constant source of cheap labor from South of the Border and other sources of slave labor “workers.”


15 posted on 03/02/2014 7:44:56 AM PST by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: Cheerio

We’ve all seen that coming. What better way for the ousted RINOs to exact revenge on the TEA party voters who got rid of them than a final betrayal that ends America.


16 posted on 03/02/2014 8:00:27 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: 3Fingas
A general amnesty for 30 million illegals and their relatives (I don’t believe the official estimates of 12 million) will destroy our republic.

If one wants to envision what the Republic will look like after amnesty is granted one need look no further than CA. Reagan did that to CA and a Repub will never ever win again in that state. Some illegal alien loving communities want to allow illegal aliens to vote in local elections because "The kids attend their school system and therefore have to have a voice". ( Proposition D Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections County of San Francisco )

The "corruptocrats in DC" and the open border crowd have been using the 11-12 million number for over a decade, and yet the border is just as wide open as it was a decade ago. Go figure - I am with you and believe it is closer to 30 million and then add the family members that will have to be freely admitted if "we have a heart and don't want to break up families". ALL WILL BE VOTING FOR THE SANTA CLAUS PARTY!!!!! The Census Bureau estimates that the illegal alien population is growing by a minimum of 500,000 per year (Testimony of Dan Stein President Federation for American Immigration Reform Presented to the HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATION Thursday, June 22, 2006 ).


California Voters Overwhelmingly Back Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants, February 22, 2013
17 posted on 03/02/2014 8:05:00 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio

No.

No more immigration.

America needs JOBS.


18 posted on 03/02/2014 8:11:07 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Controlled, selective, legal immigration is fine.

Uncontrolled borders and illegal trespassers aided by Quisling public officials and business owners is not fine.


19 posted on 03/02/2014 8:16:21 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: 3Fingas

Oh yes, sorry that is what I meant.

(seriously)

Just wasn’t on that wavelength. Sure we need to continue legal immigration, but neither party is doing jack squat, about illegal immigration.

Stop illegal immigration.

Stop it. Now.


20 posted on 03/02/2014 8:19:33 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

One thing we must be perfectly clear on is that we favor legal immigration. I am a third generation person myself. Many of the best Americans we have are new arrivals. Many who come, suffered much before coming here. Often, they have an appreciation for America that the native born don’t have. I am thinking of a lot Eastern Europeans and others who fled communism or tyranny in their native countries. So, they are very different from those who come here illegally and collect public charity.


21 posted on 03/02/2014 8:29:10 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: 3Fingas

Agree 100%.

100%.


22 posted on 03/02/2014 8:33:54 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cheerio

I think it would be good if Clay Aitken defeated Renee Ellmers and in 2016 a conservative took the seat. Some of these RINOs want to stay in congress for a decade and they won’t if they pass amnesty.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/nrcc-chair-makes-kind-contribution-dccc_775973.html

Grassroots activists around the country are now going to make sure there’s an anti-amnesty independent candidate on the general election ballot, in case GOP incumbents sell out after the primaries.


23 posted on 03/02/2014 2:05:46 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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