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'SPEAKER CRUZ IS IN THE HOUSE' Republican Border Plan Is In Total Chaos After Conservative Revolt
Business Insider ^ | July 31st, 2014 | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 07/31/2014 8:19:29 AM PDT by Mariner

House Republican leaders abruptly changed their plan to deal with the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night, after they were not able to muster enough votes to pass the legislation before Congress leaves Friday for a five-week recess.

Conservatives in the House revolted against the Republican-led plan, which provides about $659 million in emergency spending for the border crisis through the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.

As a result, the House will vote Thursday on two pieces of legislation, the first being the border plan. If that legislation passes, the House would be required to vote on legislation that would bar President Barack Obama from delaying the deportation of young, undocumented immigrants.

The Republican dissent was led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), the conservative freshman firebrand who has miffed House leadership before by meddling in the House's affairs (most notably, last year, ahead of the government shutdown).

Cruz met with a sizeable group of House conservatives in his Senate office Wednesday night, where they ate pizza and discussed the border crisis, according to sources. Some of the attendees, according to Roll Call, included Republican Reps. Steve King of Iowa, Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, Steve Stockman of Texas, and Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee.

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With this, Ted Cruz takes over Sarah Palin's place as the most hated Conservative by the left.
1 posted on 07/31/2014 8:19:29 AM PDT by Mariner
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To: Mariner

A badge of honor!


2 posted on 07/31/2014 8:20:34 AM PDT by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: Mariner

Does not matter what the Republicans pass ,it will end up being the Senate Amnesty Bill


3 posted on 07/31/2014 8:21:46 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Mariner

This is actually a novel approach by Cruz. Coordinating with the House on these issues instead of the useless, Liberal infested Senate to build a strategy and narrative.


4 posted on 07/31/2014 8:21:51 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: Mariner
With this, Ted Cruz takes over Sarah Palin's place as the most hated Conservative by the left.

By the weight of how many ounces?
5 posted on 07/31/2014 8:21:56 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero
Only 2.

And it'll take time to solidify.

He's certainly has earned the enmity of all GOP elected leadership!

As another poster said, that TOO is a badge of honor.

6 posted on 07/31/2014 8:23:57 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: All

Hurrah! Come on what’s left of USCongress, we can at least slow USA collapse. All of must do our part, for now.


7 posted on 07/31/2014 8:28:22 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Mariner

is Boehner going to still try to shove this amnesty b s up our ole wazoos?


8 posted on 07/31/2014 8:29:11 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Mariner

May the Good Lord protect Ted Cruz and his family and may He continue to bless them.


9 posted on 07/31/2014 8:31:41 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yes

The plan is to pass something that looks good and replace it with the Senate plan in conference. Then they Dims and Dim-lites pass it.


10 posted on 07/31/2014 8:31:54 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Mariner

Meddling?

The two houses are not supposed to talk to each other?


11 posted on 07/31/2014 8:32:24 AM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: Mariner

By separating the bills, the funding bill has a chance of being passed (to give Reid some cover) while the second one is DOA.

Not happy they separated them. Too easy for Reid to take the money and ignore the principle.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 8:32:45 AM PDT by dan on the right
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To: molson209

Reid, McConnell, Schumer, McCain, Graham, et al, already plan to attach the Senate amnesty bill to any bill that reaches the compromise committee.


13 posted on 07/31/2014 8:32:56 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Joe Boucher
"is Boehner going to still try to shove this amnesty b s up our ole wazoos?"

His dying breath will sound a lot like: "Amnesty"!

14 posted on 07/31/2014 8:33:02 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: molson209

Actually, it will end up being Executive Order Amnesty.


15 posted on 07/31/2014 8:33:48 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Joe Boucher
is Boehner going to still try to shove this amnesty b s up our ole wazoos?

Difficult to say. He's still working on O's with Reid on his.
16 posted on 07/31/2014 8:34:52 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Mariner

Sarah will always be loathed because she is an attractive, intelligent woman and women are not suppose to be part of the war on women.


17 posted on 07/31/2014 8:35:37 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: dan on the right
"By separating the bills, the funding bill has a chance of being passed (to give Reid some cover) while the second one is DOA."

It's very unlikely EITHER will pass the House and Boner may not put either on the floor.

Unless he has a deal with Pelosi to get SOMETHING to Conference.

18 posted on 07/31/2014 8:35:44 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Cut off all funds to all agencies for transportation and housing of illegals coming across — and this will end.


19 posted on 07/31/2014 8:36:11 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Mariner
His dying breath will sound a lot like: "Amnesty"!



"Amnesty...
20 posted on 07/31/2014 8:41:12 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Mariner
It's very unlikely EITHER will pass the House and Boner may not put either on the floor. Unless he has a deal with Pelosi to get SOMETHING to Conference.

That's correct. Boehner don't need no stinkin' conservative House members to push it through!
21 posted on 07/31/2014 8:42:17 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Paine in the Neck

Or Ambud. Or Rosety.


22 posted on 07/31/2014 8:43:06 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Uncle Chip
"Cut off all funds to all agencies for transportation and housing of illegals coming across — and this will end."

Somebody give this man a cookie!

That is absolutely the right answer. The House can pass a bill which precludes spending on all of this. If the Senate and POTUS don't want to sign up for that, it's OK.

Federal Govt spending authority on EVERYTHING expires in 60 days. The House could then fund everything EXCEPT the Dims Amnesty initiatives.

Then recess. Completely disappear.

Let 'em stew.

23 posted on 07/31/2014 8:44:49 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner
Federal Govt spending authority on EVERYTHING expires in 60 days. The House could then fund everything EXCEPT the Dims Amnesty initiatives.

In prior days, yes.

Now, it's important to remember who controls the Department of the Treasury printing presses, and all the Dem-controlled slush funds.

My opinion is November's election will change nothing substantive in the operation of this Administration.
24 posted on 07/31/2014 8:48:17 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Mariner
Somebody give this man a cookie!

Homemade Chocolate Chip, please.

25 posted on 07/31/2014 8:55:23 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Resettozero
"In prior days, yes. "

Nonsense.

It doesn't matter if they still have money on the books.

If the House will not authorize it's expenditure, via some legislative means...CR, Budget etc. the money cannot be spent.

Bundle all spending authority into a giant CR, and PRECLUDE spending on any of the Amnesty BS. They know how to word this.

The Senate and POTUS can bitch...they can stand up and say the US Government is going to default...SS won't be paid...military won't be paid...NO MONEY FOR ANY MILITARY OPERATION...because they won't sign the House bill.

In this political climate that would be suicide for ALL Democrats.

26 posted on 07/31/2014 8:55:39 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

With this, Ted Cruz takes over Sarah Palin’s place as the most hated Conservative by the left.

But but I heard Ted Cruz was a dummy dum dum or so Salon.com dun told me he wuz...


27 posted on 07/31/2014 8:57:40 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Resolute Conservative
Sarah will always be loathed because she is an attractive, intelligent woman and women are not suppose to be part of the war on women.

I've turned your post over several ways in my mind and still am not sure what to think.
28 posted on 07/31/2014 8:58:50 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: joshua c

There is the house. Then there is the HOUSE OF LORDS.


29 posted on 07/31/2014 8:59:06 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: spankalib

One of the best votes I’d ever cast.

Ted Cruz and Ronald Reagan.


30 posted on 07/31/2014 9:00:00 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Mariner
Nonsense. If the House will not authorize it's expenditure, via some legislative means...CR, Budget etc. the money cannot be spent.

Nonsense? If you say so...nonsense it is.

And yet...

This Administration will do whatever it wants.
31 posted on 07/31/2014 9:01:54 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero
"This Administration will do whatever it wants. "

By crossing the threshold of spending without Congressional Authorization...even for the "Good of the Country", Obama would certainly be removed from office or the US Government would face armed revolution.

Personally I'd prefer the latter. It's certain to be the most effective and lasting solution.

32 posted on 07/31/2014 9:05:20 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner
"$659 million in emergency spending "

or $6,500 per 'immigrant'. They could buy them a first class plane ticket back home for 1/5 of that.

33 posted on 07/31/2014 9:08:40 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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It just occurred to me that I have been hearing the same names in politics since I was a kid (30 years ago)

I am sick of the whole bunch of them.

Our only hope is that many of them have to be getting so old they will die off soon.

I can’t imagine McCain, Alexander, McConnell, etc., even surviving another 6 year term.


34 posted on 07/31/2014 9:11:21 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: Mariner

Must be nice to have a paid month-long vacation.


35 posted on 07/31/2014 9:12:04 AM PDT by wastedyears (Everything Obama does wrong is Bush's fault.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Comin’ right up...


36 posted on 07/31/2014 9:13:54 AM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: Mariner

The press would blame it all on republicans and the RATS would hold the senate in Nov as a result.

It would accomplish nothing but helping the RATS stay in control.

If we first take the senate then the bills land on owebama’s desk. If he vetoes everything it would be on him, and hurt RATS chances in 2016.


37 posted on 07/31/2014 9:14:22 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Mariner
With this, Ted Cruz takes over Sarah Palin's place as the most hated Conservative by the left.

Ted Cruz, a patriot now hated by RINOs and demonicrat traitors to the United States of America. Watch your back, Ted.

38 posted on 07/31/2014 9:16:57 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Mariner
By crossing the threshold of spending without Congressional Authorization...even for the "Good of the Country", Obama would certainly be removed from office or the US Government would face armed revolution.

Do not agree with either outcome of such a move by this Administration. Actually, alot of what they're doing is not purposefully funded by Congress.

What I'm saying is...

Congress NOW only thinks it controls the purse strings. Boehner has already dismissed the Constitutional provision for Presidential impeachment.

Boehner is now one of the lawless ones.
39 posted on 07/31/2014 9:19:24 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Mr. K

“Our only hope is that many of them have to be getting so old they will die off soon.”

A la Oprah who says that old, white men have to die?

What a ridiculous statement to make to agree with a racist, black woman.!


40 posted on 07/31/2014 9:19:41 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every totalitarian political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: Mariner
By crossing the threshold of spending without Congressional Authorization...even for the "Good of the Country", Obama would certainly be removed from office or the US Government would face armed revolution.

Do not agree with either outcome of such a move by this Administration. Actually, alot of what they're doing is not purposefully funded by Congress.

What I'm saying is...

Congress NOW only thinks it controls the purse strings. Boehner has already dismissed the Constitutional provision for Presidential impeachment.

Boehner is now one of the lawless ones.
41 posted on 07/31/2014 9:20:14 AM PDT by Resettozero
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Cruz


Family name

Cruz is a surname of Iberian origin, first found in Castile, Spain. It means “cross,” either the figure or a cross of lines or ways in Spanish and Portuguese. In The Philippines the word is rendered to “krus”, but the Spanish form is used for surnames. The word “Cruz”, as well as “Vera Cruz” (”True Cross”) and “Santa Cruz” (”Holy Cross”) are used as surnames and topological names.

Source: Wikipedia

42 posted on 07/31/2014 9:22:45 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Resettozero

I think that one reason she is so hated isn’t simply because she is conservative but because she is a conservative woman. The mindset of liberals is that only white middle/upper class men can be conservative because they are the evil that, according to our pResident, stole from everyone else to build this country. I don’t think they can wrap their minds around the reality a woman, who by all their definitions, is what white men have enslaved and oppressed through out time can be conservative. It just flies in their face. No woman can possibly believe what conservatives believe.

I see it all the time. My wife for one, who is conservative (not as much as I), is often treated poorly by the members of her family and castigated (all libs) because they just cannot believe she feels that way about anything. To her credit, like Sarah, she stands her ground and that infuriates them more. I just tell them to FO, but she still feels the need to connect to them and discuss issues and try and make them see. It is a loosing effort for the most part when your targeted audience is reliant on the government and blames everyone else for their lot in life instead of owning their choices. As long as they have their cell phones, car, tv, and entertainment they don’t care about anything else much less who is paying the bills (us through taxes).


43 posted on 07/31/2014 9:27:10 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: servantboy777

I hope we all get a chance to vote for Cruz in 2016.


44 posted on 07/31/2014 9:34:43 AM PDT by I-ambush (Don't let it bring you down, it's only castles burning)
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To: joshua c

Whatever he’s doing, you can bet it’s legal and within the rules of congress.

What ‘miffs’ them is that Cruz makes them have to tell their staffers to look up the rules, all of which he stores in his head. They’re all scrambling to find something


45 posted on 07/31/2014 9:36:41 AM PDT by stanne
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To: spankalib

TED CRUZ FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!! TED CRUZ FOR PRESIDENT!!!!
If he and other conservatives stand up against the establish RINOS and WIN, he will have established his OWN BASE!!! GO TED GO!!!! YOU ARE NO COWARD!


46 posted on 07/31/2014 9:37:08 AM PDT by pollywog ( " O thou who changest not....ABIDE with me")
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To: Mariner

Wow, how pathetic Boehner looks...


47 posted on 07/31/2014 9:44:18 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Resolute Conservative
Liberals hate her because she is not just a woman, but a woman happy in traditional values and roles, yet has achieved so much that feminists dream of.

She didn't have to be a Playboy bunny like Gloria Steinem--she's not a slut like Sandra Fluke, she's not a Hollywood whore --

48 posted on 07/31/2014 9:46:30 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle
Wow, how pathetic Boehner looks...

Maybe too smart by half.

It looks like he's trying to undermine November's elections...
49 posted on 07/31/2014 9:47:35 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Mariner
Jeff Sessions Can't Believe What He Sees

RUSH: Jeff Sessions, the great senator from Alabama, I'm sure sometimes feels like he's all alone. He looks at what's happening on the Southern border, and he can't believe it. He hears what President Obama says and combines that with what he sees happening. He can't believe it. He can't believe that there's nobody where he works in the US Senate, or in the House of Representatives, trying to do anything to stop this."

50 posted on 07/31/2014 9:49:56 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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