Skip to comments.John Boehner on amnesty: 'I want to get it done'
Posted on 03/04/2014 5:40:05 PM PST by bkopto
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that he wants to get amnesty legislation done this year even as he insisted that the immigration reform he and President Barack Obama discussed in their White House meeting was not "amnesty."
Boehner recently said that he and Obama agreed the most on immigration during their recent one-on-one meeting and both want legislation this year, which amnesty advocates believe may be the last chance to pass significant immigration reform. Obama said he would not sign a bill that does not have a pathway to citizenship in it or that creates two classes of people in the United States. He wants to get it done. I want to get it done, Boehner told Cincinnati.com on Monday. But hes going to have to help us in this process.
After the House GOP leadership released its immigration principles document, those like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted it as amnesty, halting any momentum it may have had. GOP leaders in both chambers then said that they would not go forward with immigration reform until President Barack Obama convinced them that he could be trusted to enforce any new laws. Boehner's comments may give more credence to the belief that that was just a head fake to secure the potential votes of Republicans on the fence.
Boehner also said that providing illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, which the Congressional Budget Office determined would lower the wages of American workers, is not amnesty.
Some want to call it amnesty, Boehner said. I reject that premise... If you come in and plead guilty and pay a fine, thats not amnesty.
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WE DON’T NEED this guy (Boehner) leading the house of Reps. We need someone with concern for this country in that position.
Boehner’s gotta go.
Pssssssstttttt! John, what you are saying isn't "amnesty", certainly is. And what you are calling "reform", certainly isn't.
If we want to truly "reform" immigration, that's going to have to wait until we have a truly conservative government.
Get this sorry son of a bitch out of my party!!
almost anything I say or post at this point would have such foul words and dangerous threats.....I hate this alcoholic bum
He really needs to go to AA.
Exactly, that’s why I sent in my GOP card when they re-elected boehner as speaker. I will not support that type of candidate under any circumstances.
This F’er has got to go!
No normal, patriotic American would ever support amnesty.
The corporatists have spoken.
Donate now to Eric Gurr at http://gurrforcongress.com/. We can delete Boner before it even gets to November.
It’s not your party (or mine) anymore.
Boehner along with almost everyone in the Senate and Congress have been going along with the NWO Statist, fascist, communists that will usher in a new techno feudal one world dystopia. They have all made some kind of a deal with the the power behind the throne. Anyone who doesn’t understand this is naive or willfully ignorant or clueless. This is easily over a century long process that is approaching endgame. People and power block or countries are merely jockying for position but the outcomes are planned already. I’m not saying there’s no use in fighting for one’s beliefs - God laughs at their plans - Isa 40. We must not be deceived.
Check out Eric Gurr. He is running against Boner in the primary.
Nothin' up my sleeve...
Boehner has just made his support of amnesty for Illegal Alien Invaders from Mexico the NUMBER ONE issue in the 2014 election.
May the May 16, 2014 anti-RINO Rally swell to one million strong!
I wonder what the NSA has on Boner.