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McConnell: 'We're Pretty Unhappy' About Obama's Immigration Mandate
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Posted on 06/18/2012 9:32:20 PM PDT by tsowellfan

(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Friday he will seek a court order to stop the Obama administration from halting the deportation of illegal aliens who were brought to this country as children.

But King is one of the few Republicans talking about a lawsuit.

On Monday, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was asked what Congress will do about the Executive Branch setting mandatory immigration policy without congressional authority.

"Well, one thing -- we thing it ought to require legislative action," McConnell told Fox News anchor Martha McCallum. "The way you get these things done is to have a bipartisan discussion."

McCallum persisted: "But if the White House has gone around Congress in a way that is not above-board, is Congress going to hold the White House's feet to the fire on this and force them to go through Congress, is my question."

"Well, that would require court action, I assume," Sen. Mitch McConnell told Fox News on Monday. "But yeah, I think we're pretty unhappy with the fact that they have now decided to do something they claimed they couldn't legally do a year ago."

McConnell said Obama's decision "raises quite a suspicion that this is all just about trying to ingratiate himself with Hispanic voters."

On Friday, Rep. King told radio host Mike Huckabee, "I’m prepared to bring a suit and seek a court order to stop implementation of this policy."

You plan to sue the administration? Huckabee asked. “That is correct,” King said.


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KEYWORDS: amnesty; obama; powergrab
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

McConnell=Pussy


51 posted on 06/19/2012 3:04:57 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: tsowellfan

Obama is going around congress and also appears to be going around the supreme court, anticipating a favorable ruling toward Arizonia immigration law.


52 posted on 06/19/2012 3:26:45 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: tsowellfan

The spineless GOP will never win.


53 posted on 06/19/2012 3:30:26 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Romney - not Obama - not a Conservative - not a real Christian)
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To: wjcsux
"McConnell is worthless."

He sounds like a FAG.
He and most of our other congressman have NO BALLS.
99.9% of them don't know they work for US. They think we work for them, and the way things are now guess what? We Do.

54 posted on 06/19/2012 3:30:25 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: tsowellfan

McConnell and Boehner are pathetic losers with NO BALLS to stand up to the poser in the White House.
Can’t be called racist now can we?


55 posted on 06/19/2012 3:34:11 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: tsowellfan

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell


What an absolute wimpy little man. I have to walk away from the TV each and every time I see or hear this poor little excuse for a man.

As a matter of fact he reminds me of some cartoon character of past but I can’t remember it’s name.

The only thing this wimp will leave the world with when he passes is an elevated world temperature of 5 degrees due to all of the hot air he has produced through his career. He’s produced nothing tangible, only hot air.


56 posted on 06/19/2012 4:11:54 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: tsowellfan

“”Well, one thing — we think it ought to require legislative action,” McConnell told Fox News anchor Martha McCallum.”

Man, this guy is a ball of fire! He must have Obama quaking in his boots.


57 posted on 06/19/2012 4:17:11 AM PDT by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: DH
As a matter of fact he reminds me of some cartoon character of past but I can’t remember it’s name.

LOL! He does me too. I cant think of who but I can almost hear the voice of a henpecked husband. Almost like the henpecked husband, Mr Tuttle in the Jerry Lewis movie "Who's Minding The Store".

58 posted on 06/19/2012 4:20:16 AM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: tsowellfan

The law says the executive branch of the federal government has to deport illegal aliens.

Obama signed an EO that forces executive branch employees to disobey the same law.

And the Majority Leader of the U. S. Senate says he ASSUMES it would take some sort f court action to countermand Obama’s EO? He hasn’t had his staff research the matter at all?

Fire the both of them, Obama AND McConnell.

(Yeah, I know McConnell isn’t up for re-election until 2014.)


59 posted on 06/19/2012 4:40:39 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: what's up
IMPEACH for flagrant disregard for established law, and for gross wanton deriliction of duties.
60 posted on 06/19/2012 4:50:34 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

He’s just unhappy that he couldn’t get the GOP to pass it themselves and that Obama stole their thunder.

Sure, he can gripe about an unconstitutional overreach of executive power, but challenge it? By golly, no, that might require going to court or something!


61 posted on 06/19/2012 5:17:56 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: ctdonath2

IMPEACHMENT is the proper course of action for Congress.

Make it an item of debate on the floor while continuing to cite the Constitution.
Never identify a victim. Always cite law.

Educate the public via debate on the floor.


62 posted on 06/19/2012 5:25:29 AM PDT by gortklattu (God knows who is best, everybody else is making guesses - Tony Snow)
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To: ctdonath2
IMPEACH

And see Reid's Senate exonerate him in about one day? No thanks. Don't want to see Dumbo exonerated.

63 posted on 06/19/2012 9:17:43 AM PDT by what's up
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To: ctdonath2
IMPEACH

And see Reid's Senate exonerate him in about one day? No thanks. Don't want to see Dumbo exonerated.

64 posted on 06/19/2012 9:17:43 AM PDT by what's up
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To: ctdonath2
IMPEACH

And see Reid's Senate exonerate him in about one day? No thanks. Don't want to see Dumbo exonerated.

65 posted on 06/19/2012 9:18:47 AM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

Given the Obama’s dimming prospects for reelection, Reid’s senate may appreciate an opportunity to fast-track him under the bus.


66 posted on 06/19/2012 9:43:23 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
Remember the inspirational words of Dr. King, “Cant we all just get along?”

I believe you mean the late Rodney King who drowned in his swimming pool last weekend.

67 posted on 06/19/2012 9:56:10 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: tsowellfan

Not unhappy enough to do anything about it though, right Mitch you little faggity ass, dung beetle, spineless jelly fish of a worm maggot?!


68 posted on 06/19/2012 9:58:28 AM PDT by albie
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To: wjcsux

Your are correct!

However, Mitch’s mouth says one thing but his previous actions on immigration suggest he is secretly very happy with the King’s decree.


69 posted on 06/19/2012 10:36:00 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: SMM48
It was a joke...

I read some of the Rodney King threads on DU and somehow they imagined him into an icon of peaceful civil discourse...lamenting the lost potential of “Why can't we all just get along”. Dems and their “heroes”.

70 posted on 06/19/2012 10:47:55 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: ctdonath2
If you really think Reid would do this I have swampland in FL for you...

Reid would LOVE more talk of impeachment...only the naive think this would really help matters.

71 posted on 06/19/2012 11:53:45 AM PDT by what's up
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