Skip to comments.Flashback: Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake Join Dems to Kill Border Security Amendment
Posted on 06/07/2014 12:23:43 PM PDT by cotton1706
Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) joined all Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats to oppose an amendment securing Americas border with Mexico before legalizing Americas at least 11 million illegal immigrants.
During Thursdays markup of the Gang of Eight immigration bill, committee ranking member Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) offered an amendment that would have required the entire border be secured before amnesty is granted to illegal immigrants, rather than simply requiring a plan be submitted to Congress with a promise of future enforcement as the bill currently does.
Right now, the bill only calls for border security at high risk sectors, not the whole border. Grassleys amendment would have changed the bill to require border security at all sectors of the border instead of just high risk sectors. Grassleys amendment also would have, according to the purpose of the amendment in its text, prohibit[ed] the granting of registered provisional immigrant status until the Secretary has maintained effective control of the borders for 6 months.
Flake and Graham, both members of the Gang of Eight who are sponsors of the bill, joined all the Democrats on the committee to kill this amendment. Two other Gang of Eight members, Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), are also on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and voted with their fellow Democrats against the border security amendment.
A similar amendment from Grassley, one that just changed the language to call for security along the whole border rather than just high risk sectors, passed the committee. But that amendment still grants amnesty to Americas illegal immigrants before the border is ever actually secured.
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Please keep this sissy under 50%. I never want to see Linda again
Is there any insight on why Flake has gone flakey?
But history shows that charitable acts are often forgotten. Amnesty Republicans are still going to be exploited with the rest of us if amnesty passes.
Poor Jeff, he cannot hep it... he was born a Flake
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That’s just his last name. He used to be very solid.