Skip to comments.Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer: Obama Acts Unilaterally in 6 Weeks if House Doesn't Pass Amnesty
Posted on 05/23/2014 4:06:55 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave House Republicans six weeks to pass amnesty legislation before President Barack Obama starts to use executive actions to ease deportations and change immigration laws.
Weve waited 329 days, were willing to wait another six weeks, Reid said, according to Politico. But at the end of six weeks, if something hasnt been done, then theres gonna have to be a move made. And its too bad we have to do that, because we all know things can be done administratively, but its better to change the law.
Schumer, who has previously said there could be legislation by "June or July," concurred.
They have about a six-week window, from June 10 after the last Republican primary until the August recess. If they dont pass immigration reform them, the president will have no choice but to act on his own, he said, according to The Hill.
Schumer, along with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), has said that this year is the last chance to pass sweeping amnesty legislation. The New York Democrat has also suggested that Congress pass the Senate's amnesty bill, which the Congressional Budget Office determined would lower the wages of American workers, but delay the implementation of it until Obama leaves office in 2017. Reid also endorsed Schumer's suggestion, which would give amnesty to all illegal immigrants who arrived in the country before 2014.
House Republicans have said they would not proceed on amnesty legislation until they could trust Obama to enforce the nation's immigration laws....
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The President does not have the authority to act “unilaterally”
Then let Obama do it and unmask the dictator for what he is. Don’t collaborate in destroying the GOP and the country.
Pass what obama wants or obama will do what he wants. That’s some choice theyve given us.
The real reason why theyre so hot and bothered to pass an amnesty bill is because of the upcoming elections. Got to get those new democrat voters in place.
How is that any different than what he has done the last 5 years?
Then what’s the point of even having a Congress?
May as well send them home and let the Marxist Moslem rule by dictat and remove all pretense of being a Constitutional Republic. We haven’t been for a long time now, anyway.
“Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer: Obama Acts Unilaterally in 6 Weeks if House Doesn’t Pass Amnesty”
There’s a name for that and it ain’t “Unilaterally”!!
So will Rogers. The dictatorship is here. And people still think Elmer Fudd is going peacefully in 2016. Why should he when he controls everything and does whatever he wants?
El Presidente for life and Jose Insurance Policy - 97.3% of the vote.
“But at the end of six weeks, if something hasnt been done, then theres gonna have to be a move made”
Why? Whats going to happen in six weeks if neither side lifts a finger to do anything at all? Is the sky going to fall?
Since when has this Administration given a second thought to the law before acting (illegally) Administratively?
I'd say get the articles of impeachment ready, but we all know Boehner doesn't have the balls to do it.......
Then why are we wasting time and money with a Congress? If he can do whatever he wants, regardless of the law, why wait?
I agree. The only problem for us is that the mob will view this as a worthy use of unilateral power.
It just shows how many idiots we have to live with daily who also vote to put just two lousy democrats in office time and again.
Teh GOP should announce impeachment proceedings will begin immediately should the pResident ‘act unilaterally’ to disobey existing immigration laws
“The President does not have the authority to act ‘unilaterally’.”
Of course he does. He is the most brilliant, intelligent, omniscient being that has ever held the office.
He is so brilliant that he’s beyond the Constitution which constrains him and prevents his brilliance and wisdom from from shining through to save the human race.
See? Ya know?
Who is going to stop him?
The R’s don’t have the balls to do anything.
About the only ‘chance’ the R’s have is if their constituents let Boehner and McConnell know that if a LOT of things don’t change in the next few weeks, they will definitely be voting for the D.
Better to give up the seat rather than have a do nothing Poseur Puppet representing ‘us’.
Saddest part is like them or not, they wield enough power to maintain their leadership positions. And if the R’s lose, no one really wants to stand up and take the ‘heat’ from ‘us’ - even though it proves time and again, that ‘our heat’ - in the big picture - virtually means nothing when ‘they’ get back to their district....
If I were an ‘R’ in either of their districts, they would sure have to be doing a lot of ‘work’ to just convince me to stay home and NOT vote at all, and if they don’t get off their collective asses, go out and vote for the D.
So let it be written.
So let it be done.
Obama has the “authority” to do whatever groveling weak white congressmen let him get away with
If amnesty goes through before the 2014 election and these people can vote, it will make a difference. If amnesty goes through and these people can vote in 2016 it's all over for the republic.