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Chairman: Obama won't get $3.7 billion
The Hill ^ | July 11, 2014 | Cristina Marcos

Posted on 07/11/2014 9:32:26 AM PDT by jazusamo

President Obama’s request of $3.7 billion in emergency funding for the border is too high, the House chairman with purview over spending said Friday.

"No, that's too much," Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) said when asked whether the House would pass the spending bill outlined by the administration.

Rogers did not offer specifics of what House Republicans would prefer to pass instead.

The House Appropriations Committee and the House GOP working group on border security are reviewing Obama’s request, and are expected to provide the House Republican Conference with an update next Tuesday.

"Hopefully we can give you a better answer next week," Rogers told reporters outside the House chamber.

Rogers indicated that the House would likely act on the supplemental appropriations request before leaving for the month-long August recess.

"Oh, yeah," Rogers said when asked whether the House would take action by then.

Rogers said that some of the funding requested by Obama could be handled through the regular appropriations process, in which Congress passes 12 individual bills to fund the federal government.

But, he said, "There are pieces that need to be dealt with immediately."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; emergencyfunding; halrogers; illegals; immigration; obama
Let it be so, make it much less.
1 posted on 07/11/2014 9:32:26 AM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo
This just means it's a done-deal.
2 posted on 07/11/2014 9:33:01 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: jazusamo

3.7 billion to import more illegals.


3 posted on 07/11/2014 9:34:40 AM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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To: jazusamo

How about finding some areas to cut back on in the DHS budget? It’s so pork laden as to boggle the mind.


4 posted on 07/11/2014 9:35:45 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: jazusamo
The new budget starts in October....so all they need is get though the 2 1/2 months. Of course....flying these folks all over the country is expensive....and a big joke.

Let's be fair to these kids...put them in DC suburbs and send them to Sidwell.

5 posted on 07/11/2014 9:35:57 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You’re right and if they cut it by only a few million the GOP caves again.


6 posted on 07/11/2014 9:36:19 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Take it out of the State Department’s budget. John Kerry spreads the billions around as if he were feeding bread to ducks.


7 posted on 07/11/2014 9:36:34 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: jazusamo

How about zero???


8 posted on 07/11/2014 9:38:05 AM PDT by Argus
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To: jazusamo

Tell him he won’t get a DIME until he’s saved the amount he wants by stopping his vacay-every-other-day policy.


9 posted on 07/11/2014 9:38:20 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: jazusamo
Chairman: Obama won't get $3.7 billion

Chairman Obama. It fits.

10 posted on 07/11/2014 9:38:43 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: jazusamo
Think of it this way: If those ‘children’ are permitted to remain here, what kind of an astronomical increase will we see in ‘Obama Care’? ( And for that matter, increases all across the board in this country?)

This whole debacle is more unthinkable and unrealistic all the time.

11 posted on 07/11/2014 9:39:22 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: jazusamo

Load it up with one-way plane tickets.


12 posted on 07/11/2014 9:40:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: jazusamo

Round it up to $5 billion. It’s a done deal.


13 posted on 07/11/2014 9:40:25 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: jazusamo

Someone posted that it would cost $8 million to send them home by first class air.


14 posted on 07/11/2014 9:40:31 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: Sacajaweau
The new budget starts in October....

What budget?

15 posted on 07/11/2014 9:42:45 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarc tag?)
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To: Argus

Bump.


16 posted on 07/11/2014 9:42:51 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
RE:”Chairman: Obama won't get $3.7 billion’

GOP could add a poison pill to a funding bill, like specifically outlawing Obama’s deferred program.If they were really against it.

They claim its what caused the problem.

Note that having won his joke GOP primary Grahamnesty is aback to warning the GOP that they must pass this funding bill, like he did with amnesty.

17 posted on 07/11/2014 9:42:52 AM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: jazusamo

Obama creates one crisis after another as a form of blackmail depending on taxpayer bailouts. Not going to happen this time? We’ll see.


18 posted on 07/11/2014 9:44:06 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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19 posted on 07/11/2014 9:45:03 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Make it zero. DHS is fully funded through October, IIRC. Let them pay for Obama’s latest crime.


20 posted on 07/11/2014 9:45:40 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

They came in from Mexico, just throw them on the other side of the border.


21 posted on 07/11/2014 9:51:50 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: All

What they are asking for works out to $57,000 per kid. Giving it to them would be insane, and I’m glad somebody is saying NO!


22 posted on 07/11/2014 9:52:10 AM PDT by Gunpowder green
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To: jazusamo

De-fund everything.


23 posted on 07/11/2014 9:52:52 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: jazusamo

It will cost far less to give money for plane fair back for each and every one of them.

That is all I would give them.


24 posted on 07/11/2014 9:53:21 AM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: jazusamo

He originally asked for $2 billion just days ago. It’s not like any of it is going to go for a good purpose.


25 posted on 07/11/2014 9:58:56 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: smoothsailing

In a sane world there would be no question that that’s what would happen. We seem to have insane criminals running the country now and they’re not all in one party.

Linda G. speaks out a few days ago and informs everyone this has to be passed or Republicans will be blamed. To hell with him.

Can you imagine the tens and probably hundreds of billions this is going to cost us in the long run? These “children” are for the most part going to stay and they’ll be on the dole and on top of that throw in the gangbangers and diseased.

It’s a nightmare that falls squarely on 0bummer,s shoulders. He should be in a federal slammer but that will never happen, he’ll just keep laughing his butt off. End of rant.


26 posted on 07/11/2014 10:02:30 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

3.7 cents would be too much.


27 posted on 07/11/2014 10:06:16 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: jazusamo
The money should only be spent for two things

1. One way tickets home to anyone in the US illegally (and not just the central american hordes)

2. Troops on the southern US border making sure the "refugees" stay in Mexico. It must be a safe haven, since they were able to travel across the nation.

Life in an Oligarchy is getting tedious. This whole thing has become a PR stunt to keep the masses afraid for our futures.

28 posted on 07/11/2014 10:11:29 AM PDT by grania
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To: mulligan

How about getting 1 billion. 100 million will send home 100,000 people. Use the other 900 million to send home 500,000 additional people with a parting gift of 4000 each.

Will save 2.7 billion, and the cost of services for 600,000 people.


29 posted on 07/11/2014 10:14:53 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: grania

Agree but it’d be better if the USAF organized a Central American airlift like we did for Berlin after WWII. Pack those illegals in AF transports like sardines for their ride home.


30 posted on 07/11/2014 10:19:00 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Defund money sent to south American countries that send the people and use it for deporting.


31 posted on 07/11/2014 10:19:12 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: jazusamo
We must find our inner peas.

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(Thanks for the pic, I can't stop laughing!)

32 posted on 07/11/2014 11:35:36 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

LOL!

That’s a good ole dog.


33 posted on 07/11/2014 11:47:49 AM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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