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House moving quickly on border
Politico ^ | July 15, 2014 | SEUNG MIN KIM and JAKE SHERMAN

Posted on 07/17/2014 7:03:02 AM PDT by Uncle Chip

House Republicans are moving quickly to address the growing humanitarian crisis on the southern border, possibly holding votes as soon as next week.

As Congress moves closer to the monthlong August recess, the speedy action sends a clear message to Senate Democrats: Take it or leave it.

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and a group of top lawmakers working on the border crisis are set to file a bill that very closely mirrors the legislation crafted by Texas lawmakers Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar.

The legislation will come with additional funding for the Obama administration somewhere between $1 billion and $2 billion — much less than the nearly $4 billion the White House requested last week.

The bill also would aim to give President Barack Obama “more tools” to deal with the crisis, such as policy changes to speed up deportations of unaccompanied minors.

The House Republicans’ measure could be filed as soon as Thursday and passed next week.

“We want to swiftly and humanely return [the children] to their home[s],” House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), a member of a House GOP group working on the issue, said Tuesday. “Only until we do that will we stop the flow. We need a message of deterrence.”...

No final decisions have been made in the House. Aside from changing the 2008 law, Republicans there are also discussing language that would make it easier for Border Patrol agents to pursue illegal migrants at the border.

The Obama administration designated roughly 500,000 acres of land near the border as a national monument, which Republicans say says hampers law enforcement....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; childillegals; congress; illegalsinvasion; immigration

1 posted on 07/17/2014 7:03:02 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
GOP Lost at the Border
2 posted on 07/17/2014 7:04:57 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Uncle Chip

The dims won’t take kindly to anyone tampering with their future base.


3 posted on 07/17/2014 7:05:18 AM PDT by mothball
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To: Uncle Chip

The House can move all it wants, but Harry Reid will bottle things up in the Senate... and then there’s the veto pen.


4 posted on 07/17/2014 7:05:28 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Uncle Chip

“House moving quickly on border”

BS!!!

It’s TOO LATE to ‘move quickly’!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


5 posted on 07/17/2014 7:08:12 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
... the veto pen.

And the phone too: ignore-this-part-of-the-statute and the don't-enforce-that-part

6 posted on 07/17/2014 7:09:17 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Uncle Chip
The bill also would aim to give President Barack Obama “more tools” to deal with the crisis, such as policy changes to speed up deportations of unaccompanied minors.

UGH! Obama is the 'tool' that started this mess! He doesn't NEED any help.

Further in the story is a blurb about 'amending the 2008 law'...which would be great, but that's NOT the problem. The problem is Obama's 2012 DACA executive 'action'!

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I'd expect nothing less than capitulation from a charter member of the RINO herd like Coryn, so this is no surprise.

7 posted on 07/17/2014 7:10:33 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: Uncle Chip; GeronL

Never let a (man made) crisis go to waste.

BTW, Politico, how’s that investigation into Obama’s abuse of the IRS’s powers going?

So many larfs at Sarah Palin for daring to bring up impeachment of Obama. Was the Watergate break in a bigger or smaller crime than either Fast and Furious or the partisan withchunt of TEA party and pro-Israel political groups?

Did the Democrats do poorly in the “next election (1976)” after impeaching a popularly re-elected president?


8 posted on 07/17/2014 7:10:52 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Uncle Chip

So if I can read between the lines, the Republicans are only giving Obama two billion dollars to disperse these illegals widely throughout our country. More tools to speed up deportations? He isn’t deporting anyone now, why would he speed it up.


9 posted on 07/17/2014 7:11:39 AM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and a group of top lawmakers working on the border crisis are set to file a bill that very closely mirrors the legislation crafted by Texas lawmakers Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar.

I fear this is going to be a case of 'never let a crisis go to waste' and this RINO/Rat alliance will produce amnesty as the 'solution'.

An open letter to the GOP Members of Congress

As a Representative or Senator in Congress, you took this Oath:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God."


"Support and defend the Constitution" it says. Did you see that? That document, in turn, requires, per Art.4, S.4, that

"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence."


An invasion is what we are suffering. That invasion has accelerated with each "comprehensive immigration reform" previously enacted. Instead of another disastrous reform that yet again increases the incentives for millions more to try their luck crossing the southern border, a Member of Congress who took his Oath and the Constitution seriously would be pressing for what the American people have repeatedly said they want - not what Senators Schumer and McCain, Mark Zuckerberg, Mexico, some border state farmers and homebuilders or the Chamber of Commerce rent-seekers want. That is:
  1. secure the border in a transparently verifiable way;
  2. end the anchor-baby interpretation of the 14th Amendment;
  3. enforce eVerify without exception and with severe penalties;
  4. end chain migration - entry per individual qualifications, not family ties;
  5. deportation upon contact with any law enforcement agency - federal, state or local
  6. no government benefits beyond critical emergency care (and that ought to be billed back to the home government); and
  7. NO "Path to Citizenship" - EVER - for anyone who has entered the US illegally.
Any measure that does not accomplish these things is unacceptable. It is de facto amnesty. And it will inevitably, ineluctably encourage millions and millions more illegal entries.

If the GOP is complicit in this amnesty fiasco, either by taking up the Senate bill or through some piecemeal slight of hand with a series of House bills such as we hear are being cooked up of late, or as riders on other necessary legislation, the GOP will cease to exist. It will not survive through the 2016 elections. The people will shun the over-tanned, glad-handing, backslapping quislings and look elsewhere for leaders who actually have the spine for the fight. Make no mistake - to me and to many, many others, amnesty is the GOP's Rubicon. Cross it at your electoral peril.

10 posted on 07/17/2014 7:11:55 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Uncle Chip

When did that SOB declare 500,000 acres of Texas as a national monument??? That should have been headline news in Texas!

Of course, Texas has an Obama lapdog news media that no doubt thought Texans didn’t need to know that half a million acres of its territory is now under federal control so that illegals can enter at will. Next, we might find that The Worst President has given it back to Mexico….and the media didn’t think we needed to know that until we are arrested for trespassing and thrown into jail.


11 posted on 07/17/2014 7:12:02 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Yogafist

That’s the way I read it —

If they are going to speed up deportations then why do they need $1-2 billion.

And why give him any more tools — if they work he won’t use them.

They need to tie his hands —


12 posted on 07/17/2014 7:17:28 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip; GeronL

Why are they busing kids deep into the country?

If you have the kids collected and the buses, send them BACK over the border. Let MEXICO deal with their illegal immigrant problem.

And if “drug crime” is the problem, why doesn’t MEHI Co. legalize it?


13 posted on 07/17/2014 7:19:09 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: All
CONTACT YOUR REPS AT ONCE---MESSAGE: The House bill MUST contain provisions for IRS, SEC, FBI, Secret Service surveillance of all WH communiques---with power to supboena all of Valerie Jarret's wire-transfer records, cell phone records, mobile devide records, computer hard drives, emails, instagram posts, her communiques with the DNC, and the like.

Tell your Reps----no frickin' way do taxpayers want Obama to get billions of our tax dollars----without assurances that the vote-crazed ding-a-ling is not using it to buy Democrat votes for amnesty....or to wire-transfer zillions to repay Central America honchos for emptying their decrepit villages to give Obama new Democrat voters.

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Obama used billions in tax dollars to get the Obamacare debacle passed. Some observers have noted that the Democrat-controlled Senate passed Obamacare "after a series of unsavory transactions that purchased the aye votes of several shrewdly extortionate Democrats"....with a huge pile of money still unaccounted for.

The most unsavory was Landrieu's $4.3 billion "Louisisana Purchase."

THE PAPER TRAIL IS HUGE Sen Landrieu (Scumocrat-LA) sold her aye vote in what Forbes Magazine dubbed "The 'Louisiana Purchase" that included a massive $4.3 Billion to Landrieu

FORBES REPORTED the Democrats’ nailed Landrieu’s support for Obamacare w/ a greenback bribe. Landrieu, critics believe, pledged her vote in exchange for some $200 million more additional federal funds for Louisiana. Except that, due to a drafting error, the law ended up giving Louisiana $4.3 billion: more than twenty times the assigned amount. MORE HERE http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml

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BACKSTORY In the fall of 2009, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was trying to get the necessary 60 Dimocrat votes to pass the Affordable Care Act. He needed every Dim on board, which gave waffling senators a great deal of leverage. In Landrieu's case, she connivingly saw that selling her aye vote could get her maybe $200 million federal dollars. Obama complied. Reid chalked up another vote for Obamacare. But not the measly $200 million but $4.3 billon was attached to the Obamacare bill earmarked for Landrieu.

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How $4.3 billion to Landrieu was calculatedly attached to the Obamacare bill, and how Obama and Reid failed to catch and fix it, is yet another indictment of the Obamacare atrocity. The payoff to Landrieu should be investigated as an indication of how EVERY Democrat came to vote for Obamacare....and perhaps helped elect more loyal lock-stepping Democrats.

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RED FLAG Even though nobody asked him, Harry Reid (D-Nev) recently announced "the border is secure"......a potent signal that hanky-panky is afoot.

14 posted on 07/17/2014 7:20:01 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: sickoflibs; 2ndDivisionVet; Tennessee Nana; Liz; TADSLOS; EXCH54FE; GeronL; Travis McGee; ...

ping


15 posted on 07/17/2014 7:23:50 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Uncle Chip

The fact that they would think of allocating any new funds at all is reprehensible. Frankly, I think they should take the money out of the SNAP program distributions to the states so that the Democrats can feel the voter repercussions about what the long term impacts of these invaders are. Make the Democrats REALLY pay to the bone for their new Democrat voters.


16 posted on 07/17/2014 7:26:11 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Uncle Chip
I want to ASSURE all my adoring fans.....er You Folks....that we have secured the border,,not only in the American Southwest but also up near Canada...and over in Israel...




17 posted on 07/17/2014 7:27:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Liz

Moving quickly to deport? No I didn’t think so. Moving quickly to spend
legal taxpayer money. This GOP bunch are truly lost and leaderless.


18 posted on 07/17/2014 7:31:57 AM PDT by tennmountainman (True conservatives don't like being rained on by their own party!)
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To: SMARTY

Besides Barry does not want to deport anyone. He just wants more money to warehouse them.


19 posted on 07/17/2014 7:32:10 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Uncle Chip; Liz

House Moving Quickly on Border....HA! That’s a good one!

The House is COMPLICIT with this border invasion!

If ANY politician truly wanted to put a stop to this, they would hold press conferences, 24/7, on the border...until this “sudden crisis” stopped. They would call for citizens to Barry-cade the highways and runways. Once they’re in, they’re in.

The time to “move quickly” was last year - before all of the bids/contracts went out to transport them here and about the USofA.


20 posted on 07/17/2014 7:32:13 AM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: The Toll; Toespi; 9YearLurker; yoe; UCANSEE2; stilloftyhenight; MamaB; publius911; B4Ranch; ...

ping


21 posted on 07/17/2014 7:32:41 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Jane Long

They are saying that the normal process for a deportation hearing a a year and a half — that’s BS crazy.

McCain said this morning on the news that it can be done in 7 days —

I say send them home pronto and give them their immigration back there.


22 posted on 07/17/2014 7:38:19 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

ANYTHING LESS than “ throw the bums out” is unacceptable.


23 posted on 07/17/2014 7:40:41 AM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE, mohamuud a PEDOPHILE, sharia is POISON.)
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To: txrefugee

Try the Organ Mountains...........

http://www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/blm_special_areas/national_monuments/omdp_national_monument.html


24 posted on 07/17/2014 7:50:59 AM PDT by deport
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To: tennmountainman

whoopee....they aren’t going to give BO QUITE as many BILLIONS. Capitulate Party.


25 posted on 07/17/2014 7:52:52 AM PDT by bonfire
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To: Flintlock

So congress wants to STEAL another 2.0 + billion from the taxpayers...JUST SAY NO! Maybe we need a HUMAN WALL to deter the illegals - all standing shoulder to shoulder along the border. Maybe we need to go back to the days where chainmail and body armor where the norm and shields and swords were the weapon of choice. That might deter the illegals!


26 posted on 07/17/2014 7:56:44 AM PDT by princess leah
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To: Uncle Chip

Don’t trust the GOP on this..moving quickly means they don’t want public to know what they’re up to. Should be an enforcement only bill!
& if they go first, Reid will have a bill to turn into his own amnesty boondoggle.


27 posted on 07/17/2014 8:09:35 AM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Uncle Chip

How many billions are being spent giving the invaders EBT cards & bussing them to Wal-Mart to shop?

See thread #3180316.

We are being scammed AGAIN be Obama.


28 posted on 07/17/2014 8:10:05 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: MamaTexan

‘I’d expect nothing less than capitulation from a charter member of the RINO herd like Coryn, so this is no surprise.’

Some unbiased third party needs to read this bill closely, God knows what is buried inside it. Most likely it will in the end benefit the folks who are pushing the invasion. Goodbye Cali. we will not miss you and your crazy crap.


29 posted on 07/17/2014 8:23:56 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: SMARTY

Fence? ... Did anyone say “fence”? ... (oh, yeah, a couple of decades ago they did ...)


30 posted on 07/17/2014 8:25:31 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: Uncle Chip
McCain said this morning on the news that it can be done in 7 days —

He could be thinking of the expedited deportation (Zero Tolerance) process in effect here in Arizona and other border states. I believe it only applies to Mexican nationals, though.

31 posted on 07/17/2014 9:49:21 AM PDT by HiJinx (People were created to be Loved; Things were created to be Used.)
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To: Liz; null and void; Velveeta; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; Myrddin; MamaDearest; autumnraine; ...
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Article and # 14.

Thanks, Liz.

32 posted on 07/17/2014 10:17:08 AM PDT by LucyT (TEOCAWKI: The End of Civilization as We Know it. ... We're there.)
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To: Liz

Thanks for the ping.


33 posted on 07/17/2014 10:38:30 AM PDT by upchuck (The country is being billed for its own execution. ~ h/t: SpaceBar)
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To: Uncle Chip

McCaul, Cornyn & crew highly dubious on this issue. Please be on guard. For instance FAIR is alerting us on Trojan Horse McCaul bill:
Dane points to section 103 of the bill, the text of which was introduced by Cornyn and Cuellar on Tuesday evening.
On pages 16 through 19 of the 50-page bill, Dane from FAIR says, section 103 details how any “illegal alien minor from Central America, who entered within the last year and a half” can “file a motion to get either his notice to appear or final order of removal expunged.”
“The bill then allows the illegal alien minors to immediately apply for admission to the U.S. – without going home and without any penalties,” Dane said in an email.


34 posted on 07/17/2014 10:55:27 AM PDT by magna carta
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To: a fool in paradise

Over 43,000 have already been released

Plus the vast majority of the invasion are adults, and nobody seems to want to talk about that


35 posted on 07/17/2014 11:12:47 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: LucyT

Thanks Liz


36 posted on 07/17/2014 11:16:59 AM PDT by GOPJ (To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize-Voltaire)
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To: Uncle Chip

37 posted on 07/17/2014 12:23:13 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

They say a house divided cannot stand, so what do they say about a house with six legs? :)


38 posted on 07/17/2014 12:34:03 PM PDT by Vision Thing (obama wants his suicidal worshipers to become suicidal bombers.)
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To: Vision Thing
They say a house divided cannot stand, so what do they say about a house with six legs? :)

They grab a swatter - it could be a house fly.

39 posted on 07/17/2014 12:39:20 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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