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Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration legislation this year
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Posted on 04/19/2014 5:13:44 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration legislation this year

Published April 19, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.

Many lawmakers and activists have assumed the issue was off the table in an election year. But Boehner, R-Ohio, said at a recent Las Vegas fundraiser that he was "hell-bent on getting this done this year," two people in the room told The Wall Street Journal.

A Boehner spokesman didn't dispute the account but said no action is possible until President Obama proves himself a trustworthy partner to Republicans.

The news follows House Majority Leader Eric Cantor saying Wednesday after talking to Obama that the GOP-led chamber will not pass the immigration legislation passed this past summer by the Democrat-controlled Senate that includes a path to citizenship for millions of people living illegally in the United States. Critics of the plan say it is tantamount to amnesty.

In addition, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said during a recent trip to Silicon Valley that action in 2014 was "entirely possible," likely in the form of votes this summer on five to seven immigration bills, Carl Guardino, chief executive of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, who hosted his visit, told the newspaper.

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Insanity..........

Can anyone just enforce the laws?

1 posted on 04/19/2014 5:13:44 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

The idiots should be hell-bent on securing our borders. Things are heating up around the world and we play the stupid card.


2 posted on 04/19/2014 5:17:07 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m hell bent on getting him out of office. Gezz, why doesn’t he just join the other side and make it official?


3 posted on 04/19/2014 5:19:10 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: Sub-Driver

someone over there in the GOP better give this Boehner a kick in the pants and tell him to wake up


4 posted on 04/19/2014 5:19:47 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Sub-Driver

Will someone please just oust Boehner.

I’m serious.

Just do it.


5 posted on 04/19/2014 5:21:20 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds like NSA is ramping up the pressure on Boehner Balls!


6 posted on 04/19/2014 5:21:20 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (If His Arrogance knows where his BC is, why did he have to hire someone to Photoshop a new one?)
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To: Sub-Driver

The GOP doesn’t want the Senate.


7 posted on 04/19/2014 5:26:22 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

I bet Obama and Boehner were playing Clinton and Lewinsky on one of Boehner’s many visits to the White House


8 posted on 04/19/2014 5:29:41 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Sub-Driver

When is the last time you heard an immigration reform proposal that didn’t include amnesty?


9 posted on 04/19/2014 5:29:49 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Sub-Driver

Don’t worry John, we’ll save you from yourself.


10 posted on 04/19/2014 5:32:12 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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Most of the GOP is on Boehner’s side.

For all intents and purposes we have only one party.

11 posted on 04/19/2014 5:34:43 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Sub-Driver

We should be hell bent on getting rid of his drunk a##


12 posted on 04/19/2014 5:35:00 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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Here’s my proposal. You can stay here and pay taxes. You cannot stay if you don’t have a job, and file a W2. If you stay, without going through legal channels like everyone else, you go to the absolute back of the line regarding citizenship. That means, that everyone else who applies legally before the date that you come clean about being illegal will be entitled to vote, legally, before you, and you cannot under any circumstances gain citizenship before any of those people who went through proper channels. If you vote illegally you not only lose any ability to stay here, but you also risk being prosecuted and going to jail. Every penny that you send to your home country will be taxed as an export. All unpaid medical expenses etc. will be sent to your home country for payment.


13 posted on 04/19/2014 5:36:36 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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I don’t trust any of these jerks. They have Suckerberg, Gates, Chamber of Commerce lobbyist money coming out of their ears. Each one has enough lobbyist-paid campaign cash to be unconcerned about reelection, so they don’t care about their constituent citizens, just about keeping the gravy train coming.

The best Congress money can buy.


14 posted on 04/19/2014 5:38:00 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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"The idiots should be hell-bent on securing our borders. Things are heating up around the world and we play the stupid card."

The people should be hell bent on cleaning out that snake den called Washington.

15 posted on 04/19/2014 5:43:51 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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Hell-bent on stuffing the ballot box for Democrats.


16 posted on 04/19/2014 5:44:47 PM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is Ballot Stuffing)
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To: Sub-Driver

If Boner pulls a democrat style scam like that he won’t be “Hell-Bent”.

He will be “Hell-Bound”.


17 posted on 04/19/2014 5:51:12 PM PDT by Iron Munro (NSA reports Malaysia Flight 370 black box signals detected in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Sub-Driver
As soon as the taxpayer subsidized, cheap labor is legal the workers will demand regular pay rates, perhaps even demand to be paid for past work at the regular rate -- and demand to keep their welfare payments if the Democrats want their votes.

They will no longer fear the employer, they will unionize, and perhaps even align with gang thugs to steal the businesses away from the owners.

Then there will be demands for TARP to reimburse the former owners . . . .

18 posted on 04/19/2014 5:54:03 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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I bet Obama and Boehner were playing Clinton and Lewinsky on one of Boehner’s many visits to the White House


19 posted on 04/19/2014 5:57:16 PM PDT by Iron Munro (NSA reports Malaysia Flight 370 black box signals detected in Bermuda Triangle)
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“I bet Obama and Boehner were playing Clinton and Lewinsky...”

You might have something there. I think I remember Monica mentioning something about Clinton and a hell bent boehner.


20 posted on 04/19/2014 6:00:00 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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