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Obama vows to 'act alone'
The Hill ^ | August 1, 2014 | Amie Parnes

Posted on 08/01/2014 1:14:18 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

President Obama on Friday vowed to “act alone” if Congress fails to pass a supplemental funding bill to deal with child immigrants crossing the border.

Obama said federal authorities don’t have the resources to deal with the wave of unaccompanied children unless action is taken.

"I'm gonna have to act alone because we don't have enough resources. We're going to run out of money," he said.

He also ripped into Republicans for failing to approve legislation. The House is set to consider a $694 million funding bill later today — far less than the $3.7 billion requested by Obama.

Obama torched the GOP legislation, calling it is “a message bill” and saying Republicans are “not trying to solve the problem.”

He accused Republicans of “trying to pass the most extreme and unworkable versions of a bill that they already know is going nowhere,” and said the current legislation wouldn't pass the Senate and if it did “I would veto it and they know it.”

A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) quickly returned fire, calling Obama AWOL on the crisis.

"When it comes to the humanitarian crisis on our southern border, President Obama has been completely AWOL — in fact, he has made matter worse by flip-flopping on the 2008 law that fueled the crisis,” said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner.

The legislation the House is preparing would change that law to make it easier for authorities to return young people seeking asylum from Central American countries to their homelands. The Obama administration had initially sought flexibilities, but the White House has criticized the provisions in the House bill as denying asylum seekers due process.

The Senate left town Thursday night after failing to move their own $2.7 billion bill.

“Senate Democrats have left town without acting on his request for a border supplemental. Right now, House Republicans are the only ones still working to address this crisis,” Steel said.

The House was supposed to start its recess Thursday, but stayed after members decided to make a second effort at approving a border bill. GOP leaders pulled their legislation from the floor on Thursday after it appeared it did not have the votes to pass.

Obama said Republicans had made the bill “a little more extreme” hoping they could pass it before they left town for the August recess.

He didn't accept blame for Republican unwillingness to pass the legislation, saying, “This is a disagreement between House Republicans and House Republicans.”

And he slammed Republicans for not being able “to act even on what they say their priorities are.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: border; illegals; illegalsinvasion; immigrationbill; nationalsecurity; obamapresser
He doesn't like rules for the Mexican border.

Read the GOP House border fix [H.R. 5272] deportations and [H.R. 5230] appropriations

1 posted on 08/01/2014 1:14:18 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Arrest the SOB.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 1:15:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Just saw some new national poll numbers and Obama’s Administrative Amnesty plan only has 30% support among all registered voters and about 48% support by black registered voters.

He still might do it, but he’s going to burn a lot of fellow democrats if he does it. And more than 50% of blacks will be mad at him, too.

The poll numbers are really bad for him and the democrats if they do this.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 1:16:59 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

FUBO


4 posted on 08/01/2014 1:17:04 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Obama will relocate resources to pay for his Illegals ,something he couldn’t do during the Government shutdown


5 posted on 08/01/2014 1:18:01 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Can the House block the money?


6 posted on 08/01/2014 1:18:10 PM PDT by blondee123 (DICTATORSHIP HAS ARRIVED! Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It may be of no great concern to anyone in Washington DC, but that would be illegal.


7 posted on 08/01/2014 1:18:12 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ask yourselves WHY this border issue is so important to HIM?


8 posted on 08/01/2014 1:19:16 PM PDT by blondee123 (DICTATORSHIP HAS ARRIVED! Nov. 6, 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Is it time yet?


9 posted on 08/01/2014 1:19:33 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Get out of my country now)
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To: jimbo123

Obama doesn’t care. He can’t be re-elected so he can go forward with his plan to destroy America and remake it into a socialist sh*thole.


10 posted on 08/01/2014 1:20:30 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Evil Dictator


11 posted on 08/01/2014 1:21:26 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (Illegal immigration will be America's downfall)
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To: molson209
Obama will relocate resources to pay for his Illegals, something he couldn’t do during the Government shutdown.

It is now a thing of the past that Congress controls the purse strings. My observation is that this Administration does not need ANY permissions granted by Congress (by law) to accomplish its purposes.
12 posted on 08/01/2014 1:21:58 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

For all of those “conservative” commentators who have been saying Boehner should defund the White House... what does this tell them? When the money runs out, he will act on his own.


13 posted on 08/01/2014 1:23:54 PM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Like the special briefcase containing the nuclear launch codes, carried near the president, I hope there is another nearby “25th Amendment briefcase” containing the presidential straitjacket when it becomes evident to even the demonicrat sycophants around him that Traitorobama has taken that final flying leap off the edge of reality.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 1:25:06 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Resettozero

Really want to screw with him, move the money from welfare and food stamps. Then have a huge press conference and say this was Obamas doing and the money had to come from somewhere.

To make it interesting, say the Hispanics are his new base and he is no longer interested in black votes because they are already on the rat plantation.


15 posted on 08/01/2014 1:25:12 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: blondee123
Can the House block the money?

Only if they have a swat team that can remove the dictator from office.

16 posted on 08/01/2014 1:25:34 PM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So he’s not going to have help on the grassy knoll when he takes us out.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 1:31:57 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Truth is the enemy of our dysfunctional government.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Rule of Law is dead.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 1:33:35 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarc tag?)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

To bring this to pass, Boehner cannot be Speaker and Reid (or similar) cannot be SML. Republican Party is basing ALL its present actions on the notion they must WAIT until at least November when a Republican Senate is projected to be elected.

It is not going to turn out the way the GOPe masterminds think.


19 posted on 08/01/2014 1:35:54 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Communist dicktator!!!


20 posted on 08/01/2014 1:36:53 PM PDT by newfreep ("Evil succeeds when good men do nothing" - Edttmund Burke)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Shut down AF1 and the Wookie,s staff.


21 posted on 08/01/2014 1:38:24 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Buy him a ticket on Malaysian Airways!


22 posted on 08/01/2014 1:45:41 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He’s not an American in any sense of the word.


23 posted on 08/01/2014 1:47:38 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: blondee123

+1. Good post.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 1:52:43 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Blood of Tyrants

He can’t be re-elected...

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True, but he’ probably thinking he’s way beyond the annoying process of elections. There’s still plenty of time left for more mischief, the re-definition of presidental duties, and the ultimate power grab. Who is going to stop him? Certainly not the Republicans.


25 posted on 08/01/2014 1:57:46 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: jimbo123

They will all still vote for his replacement...

The rats are drones... they might get pissed but the will STILL vote rat in mass.


26 posted on 08/01/2014 1:59:49 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: blondee123

if they could..

would they?

No.


27 posted on 08/01/2014 2:00:15 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Fock Barry the fraud Soetoro.


28 posted on 08/01/2014 2:08:36 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I fervently pray that there is NOT an armed revolution in the United States. Obama and his thug Democrats including the usual white AND black members of Congress, seem to be pushing for one. I think we know now why Obama bought up so much ammunition.


29 posted on 08/01/2014 2:09:08 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

30 posted on 08/01/2014 2:10:32 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: RightGeek

on the money........


31 posted on 08/01/2014 2:13:50 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: dainbramaged

yes


32 posted on 08/01/2014 2:48:53 PM PDT by WhirlwindAttack (I do not advocate the use of violence. It works but I don't advocate it. YMMV Improvise.)
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To: blondee123
Ask yourselves WHY this border issue is so important to HIM?

Since the result would be to import more entitled rat voters that will suck the country and WE actual citizens dry - to the point everything collapses and someone rushes in to fill the vacuum...I have to assume he has handlers who figure they'll be the ones benefiting from our collapse. And I'm sure they're promised Obama enough goodies that he figures he'll be just fine.

I figure it's the muslims. And for those who think Putin is all bad - there is this:

On August 04, 2013, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, addressed the Duma, (Russian Parliament), and gave a speech about the tensions with minorities in Russia:

In Russia, live like Russians. Any minority, from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia, to work and eat in Russia, it should speak Russian, and should respect the Russian laws. If they prefer Sharia Law, and live the life of Muslims, then we advise them to go to those places where that's the state law.

Russia does not need Muslim minorities. Minorities need Russia, and we will not grant them special privileges, or try to change our laws to fit their desires, no matter how loud they yell 'discrimination'. We will not tolerate disrespect of our Russian culture. We better learn from the suicides of America, England, Holland and France, if we are to survive as a nation. The Muslims are taking over those countries and they will not take over Russia.

The Russian customs and traditions are not compatible with the lack of culture or the primitive ways of Sharia Law and Muslims. When this honorable legislative body thinks of creating new laws, it should have in mind the Russian national interest first, observing that the Muslims Minorities Are Not Russians.

The politicians in the Duma gave Putin a five minute standing ovation.

33 posted on 08/01/2014 2:50:06 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

‘President Obama on Friday vowed to “act alone” if Congress fails to pass a supplemental funding bill to deal with child immigrants crossing the border’

With what money?


34 posted on 08/01/2014 2:54:26 PM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
He's a madman with a schizophrenic view of his abilities.
35 posted on 08/01/2014 2:56:37 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Smedley

I believe there are already fully funded administrative budgets in each Executive Agency. Also, there is the still unspent and unaccounted for TARP money, which may have already been disbursed to various Agencies and Directorates.

He will have to deal with the internecine warfare such re-appropriations will entail.


36 posted on 08/01/2014 3:04:09 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

King Obama need no stinkin’ Constitution, Congress or Scotus.


37 posted on 08/01/2014 4:15:07 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Let him take the funds out of welfare and food stamps.


38 posted on 08/01/2014 5:08:15 PM 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: Cincinatus' Wife

39 posted on 08/01/2014 5:10:25 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama thinks he was elected “Dictator”... I’m embarrassed for him...


40 posted on 08/01/2014 5:43:39 PM PDT by GOPJ (It's almost like Obama is throwing the game....)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
President Obama on Friday vowed to “act alone” if Congress fails to pass a supplemental funding bill to deal with child immigrants crossing the border.

Is he going to hold some fund raisers?

41 posted on 08/01/2014 5:50:19 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
To make it interesting, say the Hispanics are his new base and he is no longer interested in black votes because they are already on the rat plantation.

And tell them that they can't have reparations because he spent it all.

42 posted on 08/01/2014 6:12:42 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; null and void

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3IWq3CXHyc

SEN. BARACK OBAMA: I taught constitutional law for ten years. I take the Constitution very seriously. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all, and that’s what I intend to reverse when I’m president of the United States of America. (Townhall in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, March 31, 2008)


43 posted on 08/01/2014 7:07:54 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Also, don’t underestimate the pardons he will issue in his last weeks in office.

Only then will we understand the true meaning of revenge upon this country that he hates.


44 posted on 08/03/2014 7:56:17 AM PDT by IncPen (None of this would be happening if John Boehner were alive...)
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