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A House immigration bill by August?
The Hill ^ | 4/27/14 | Julian Hattem

Posted on 04/27/2014 7:25:16 AM PDT by jimbo123

The House could come up with a bill to overhaul the country’s immigration system by August, according to the House’s No. 4 Republican.

“I believe there is a path that we get a bill on the floor by August,” Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-Wash.) the Republican conference chairwoman, told The Spokesman-Review last week.

An August deadline would resolve the troubled issue months before November’s midterm elections, where the GOP is looking to grow its advantage in the House and pick up enough seats to take over the Senate. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has pushed for a bill and even mocked members of his party who have been opposed to the effort, yet so far the push has been unsuccessful.

In recent weeks, Boehner reportedly told financial backers that he was “hell-bent” on passing reform this year.

More recently, he told constituents in Ohio that “the appetite amongst my colleagues for doing this is not real good.”

“Here’s the attitude, ‘Ohhh, don’t make me do this. Ohhh, this is too hard,’” he added.

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


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1 posted on 04/27/2014 7:25:16 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

dumb move boner. Dumb move naive, RINO Republicans.


2 posted on 04/27/2014 7:26:36 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: jimbo123

Madness. Then again, if the illegals can rant and rave an get what they want, maybe we Americans can do so, as well.

Let’s start making a scene, agitating, and raising a stink, and maybe the government will voluntarily reduce itself in size and leave us the hell alone.

Nah, I didn’t think so.


3 posted on 04/27/2014 7:31:20 AM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: jimbo123

Remember the rumor that it would be after the primaries?


4 posted on 04/27/2014 7:34:52 AM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: jimbo123
It would be a damn good idea to let the public know what the bill is before it is brought to the floor. Would that be to much trouble or would you fools just pass it so we would know whats in it. Bet this will be no better than like Obamacare. GOP has gone to shi!
5 posted on 04/27/2014 7:38:29 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: jimbo123

Way to suppress the base just when you need them most.


6 posted on 04/27/2014 7:40:32 AM PDT by Argus
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To: jimbo123
“I believe there is a path that we get a bill on the floor by August,” Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-Wash.) the Republican conference chairwoman, told The Spokesman-Review last week.

A Republican from Washington aka a conservative Democrat.

7 posted on 04/27/2014 7:42:55 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: CaptainK

CaptainK wrote:
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A Republican from Washington aka a conservative Democrat.
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Your latter term is an oxymoron... There’s no such thing in this day and age as a “conservative Democrat”!


8 posted on 04/27/2014 7:48:23 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: jimbo123

Government by the consent of the governed? Not here. More like government by the consent of the Chamber of Commerce and the Progressive movement.

Seal the border and start enforcing existing laws. That’s the reform the majority of Americans actually want.


9 posted on 04/27/2014 7:48:37 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: jimbo123

How can House Republicans strike a deal on immigration when Obama takes passed laws and rewrites them by deciding what part of laws to follow/enforce and what parts to ignore/delay?

Obama is already not enforcing present immigration laws on deportations and border controls. He has delayed or skipped major parts of ObamaCare to the point it is a not what was passed just so the impacts are delayed past coming elections. He is now ready to let felons out of jail on drug charges and mandatory sentences to please minorities.

Any new immigration law in Obama’s hands will be a joke and manipulated to turn elections to the favor of Democrats and favored big businesses which kick money to Democrats.


10 posted on 04/27/2014 7:50:48 AM PDT by RicocheT (Where neither their property nor their honor is touched, most men live content, Niccolo Machiavelli)
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To: Argus

The Stupid Party strikes again.


11 posted on 04/27/2014 7:54:14 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: RicocheT

The Republican leadership is pro-Obamacare, pro-immigration, pro-big government, and anti Tea Party.

With political “friends” like that who needs enemies?

Defund the GOP. Don’t give them a single dime.


12 posted on 04/27/2014 7:59:43 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: jimbo123

I’m becoming more and more convinced that the GOP has no desire to win the Senate this November and become a majority in both chambers of Congress. I believe they view the responsibility of being held accountable to its voters and standing up for Constitutional conservative principles and limited government as simply too much for them to bear. By being a permanent minority, they think they have a perfect excuse to not do anything, cave to the whims of statist Democrats, and enjoy the cushy perks and benefits that come with being a part of the inside-the-beltway Washington establishment. Hey, they’re set for life... So to hell with the rest of the country.

To push a “path to citizenship” (a.k.a. AMNESTY) in an election year when the vast majority of Americans oppose such a move is absolute MADNESS and pure POLITICAL AND PARTY SUICIDE! I keep asking myself if the GOP leadership is really THIS stupid... and it’s becoming increasingly evident that the answer is YES!


13 posted on 04/27/2014 8:01:50 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: Argus

This party has to go.

That is all.


14 posted on 04/27/2014 8:02:37 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Starboard

Starboard wrote:
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Defund the GOP. Don’t give them a single dime.
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BINGO! Donate directly to conservative Tea Party candidates but DO NOT donate to the Republican National Committee unless you want your money to support a bunch of RINOs and worthless bureaucracy.


15 posted on 04/27/2014 8:05:13 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: jimbo123

Who put up the money for the amnesty bill?.


16 posted on 04/27/2014 8:11:12 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: DestroyLiberalism

“I’m becoming more and more convinced that the GOP has no desire to win the Senate this November and become a majority in both chambers of Congress.”

I see your point, but I think the GOP establishment would be happy to take the majority of both houses as long as they had nothing but Chamber-of-Commerce Corporate-owned RINO whores in place.

What the GOP is most afraid of is actual conservatives coming into power, since this would inevitably disrupt their gravy train. They would much rather have the Democrats maintain their majority so the money keeps rollin’ in for all concerned. (Other than the citizens of the USA, but who gives a rat’s ass about them?)


17 posted on 04/27/2014 8:15:10 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: jimbo123

Tea Party stand forward.

Now.


18 posted on 04/27/2014 8:16:09 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Junk Silver

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I see your point, but I think the GOP establishment would be happy to take the majority of both houses as long as they had nothing but Chamber-of-Commerce Corporate-owned RINO whores in place.

What the GOP is most afraid of is actual conservatives coming into power, since this would inevitably disrupt their gravy train. They would much rather have the Democrats maintain their majority so the money keeps rollin’ in for all concerned. (Other than the citizens of the USA, but who gives a rat’s ass about them?)
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Good points... I think you may be more spot on here.


19 posted on 04/27/2014 8:26:34 AM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: DestroyLiberalism

They are not stupid. They’re just a bunch of corrupt whores who have been bought off by the scumbags at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and big business interests who want cheap labor.

The politicians are traitors and criminals who only care about padding their own wallets and couldn’t give a crap less about the country or what happens to America.

Yes, I’m talking about you, Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, Lindsay Graham, Juan McCain, Kelly Ayotte, Eric Cantor, Jeb Bush, and on and on.


20 posted on 04/27/2014 8:28:22 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: Vaduz

“Who put up the money for the amnesty bill?.”

It’s coming from the Rove end of the party.

It’s business, and they NEED WORKERS who are RELIABLE, CHEAP, and SKILLED (to some extent).

That eliminates today’s high school graduate as they’re too busy with their video games and texting to realize that there’s anything else in the world. Not to mention lazy as hell. Same for the welfare class that looks at work as a form of slavery.

But the labor is STILL NEEDED, and that is where the immigrants come in. Now, at this time, they’re mostly illegal - so business owners live under the constant threat of jail time (and Obama sent a few away early in his presidency to make sure they understood that). They NEED LABOR and they desperately want the labor to be legal.

As to whether these people stay, destroy the demographics and turn this country into a THIRD WORLD CESSPOOL, that’s for future generations to deal with (and their kids will inherit enough money to wall themselves off from the worst of it, or so they think). The ONLY important thing now is that next quarter’s earnings, and the earnings after that, as that is where the BIG BONUS CHECKS come from.

So the Dems make a deal - you get your cheap, reliable, semi-skilled labor, by the millions - but we GET THEIR VOTES. The business owners SIMPLY DO NOT CARE about the votes, so they take the bait and hit up the IDIOT Republican leaders who think the country is JUST DYING to turn Hispanic, but are being drowned out by the Tea Party.

...and so, THIS YEAR, it’s time to stick it to the Tea Party and show them they do not represent the country - for the VAST MAJORITY of the country cannot wait for Spanish to be the first language, and DAMMIT, the Republicans WILL GET THE CREDIT for that.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 8:28:52 AM PDT by BobL
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To: jimbo123

RIP RNC

Only TEA for me!

22 posted on 04/27/2014 8:28:53 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: jimbo123

Weird how the morons and buffoons on Capitol Hill are all over importing massive poverty into the United States but Keystone, jobs and the economy can be put off until after the election so it won’t hurt the DemocRATS’ chances. The bottom-feeding politicians sure do have their priorities messed up.


23 posted on 04/27/2014 8:43:02 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: jimbo123

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory once again. Boner has to go before he does this.


24 posted on 04/27/2014 9:14:54 AM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: jimbo123; All
"An August deadline would resolve the troubled issue months before November’s midterm elections"

The only outcome of such a resolution is the certainty the GOP will lose the House and further slink to minority status in the Senate.

Only corrupt conspiracy could be driving their actions down this road.

It won't matter if YOUR GUY didn't vote yes. He will have enabled those who did by not standing tall and loud.

If Boner put such a bill on the floor today it would pass with at least 100 "Republicans" aboard. The remainder will try to disclaim any responsibility, but remember: Boner serves at their pleasure. And, they don't seem to be willing or able to displace him.

EACH AND EVERY REPUBLICAN will be equally responsible.

Which begs the question: Which of you will forever forsake that party when they do this? And I'm talking sworn oath: NEVER AGAIN!

25 posted on 04/27/2014 9:25:55 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: jimbo123

I doubt that Obama and the Democrats will approve of anything that will pass\ the house.


26 posted on 04/27/2014 9:51:47 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: jimbo123

Thanks for nothing, GOP.


27 posted on 04/27/2014 9:55:02 AM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is Ballot Stuffing)
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To: ought-six
If some shamnesty bill passes, there will be no way to restore Constitutional rule in this country except by force of arms.

A vote for amnesty is a vote for civil war.

28 posted on 04/27/2014 10:25:46 AM PDT by pierrem15 (Claudius: "Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out.")
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To: Eagles6
Remember the rumor that it would be after the primaries?

Would they dare introduce a bill that didn't have majority GOP votes?

29 posted on 04/27/2014 11:12:19 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

He just broke the Hastert rule over one of the budget deals, so yeah.


30 posted on 04/27/2014 12:19:56 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: jimbo123
Won't happen.

GOP wants a bill to allow worker's to stay here without a path to citizenship, the Democrats won't accept anything less than a path to citizenship.

The fact that the RINO leadership keeps talking about this shows their frustration over being blocked by the Conservatives.

31 posted on 04/27/2014 12:23:16 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Eagles6

Don’t think they would do it on a “values” proposition.


32 posted on 04/27/2014 12:50:13 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

No.


33 posted on 04/27/2014 12:53:29 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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34 posted on 04/27/2014 12:54:57 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: BobL

The Tea Party must win no matter what it takes.


35 posted on 04/28/2014 6:37:21 AM PDT by Vaduz
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