Skip to comments.Moderates balking at Senate border bill
Posted on 07/24/2014 1:28:47 PM PDT by cotton1706
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu will oppose her leaderships border aid package, complicating Senate Democrats plan to pass the legislation before August recess.
The Democratic senator said in an interview that she has two main problems with the bill: Lack of coordinating language for the multiple government agencies that will receive funding from the bill and little faith in the State Departments ability to use its share of the money to combat the violent atmosphere back in home countries of undocumented migrants.
Those are the two reasons that I am a no. And its unlikely those will be fixed, said Landrieu, who chairs the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. The Department of Homeland Security will receive $1.1 billion under the legislation.
Her position marks a major blow to Democratic efforts to address an influx of undocumented immigrants seeking asylum from drug violence in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Senate Democratic leaders have proposed a $3.57 billion package with $2.7 billion directed to the border and will likely need every member of their party to support it to offset Republican opposition.
And other centrist senators who Democrats would likely need on their side are also balking at the bill, which does not include policy changes to a 2008 law which affords Central American migrants greater protections than other immigrants.
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Until reelected ,then they Vote for EVERYTHING the Lords ans Masters throw-up
More evidence, as if any were needed that the phony term
“Moderates” = left leaning liberals.
The opening scene of Macbeth comes to mind.
My eyes!!! My eyes!!!
Must... Have.... Eye bleach!!!!!
Murk looks like something out of a horror movie.
Well, at least she didn't pretend to care about actually securing the border. And it is time for her to start pretending that she's not the Obama yes woman that she is. Reelection campaign getting underway.
Macbeth Act I Scene I:
When shall we three meet again?
In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
When the hurlyburly’s done,
When the battle’s lost and won.
You got it!
L-R: Landrieu, Collins and Murkowski
They will just find some RINO’s to get it passed
Let me guess what the real reasons are:
To my lovely wife Mrs. RQSR:
.....The reason I won’t be hungry for dinner tonight.....
I saw something that ruined my appetite. Sorry, I know you were fixing my favorite, but........
Are they in drag?
Sorry, we have to pretend we are Conservatives during election years.
Pray America wakes up
Then they get re-elected and vote as their messiah would want them too.
The things nightmares are made of.
Murkowski at least has career opportunities after congress:
Guest star on tales of the crypt!
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