Skip to comments.Trump treks to Capitol Hill as immigration firestorm rages
Posted on 06/19/2018 2:57:32 PM PDT by Mariner
President Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill Tuesday evening to rally House Republicans behind an immigration bill he panned just five days ago.
Now Republicans have to decide: Which Trump do they believe?
Speaker Paul Ryan and his top lieutenants are well aware that only the president can give conservatives cover to vote for a bill that includes a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers a huge leap for those who once dismissed that idea as amnesty. Its why leadership invited Trump for a rare meeting with the entire Republican conference, just days after he indicated he might veto the legislation.
While White House officials have assured leaders that Trump will give the bill a full-throated endorsement, Trump already appears to be upending that plan. Speaking to a group of business leaders before his Hill visit Tuesday, the president suggested hes not satisfied with the current proposal.
"We have a House that is getting ready to finalize an immigration package that they're going to brief me on later, and then I'm going to make changes to it," Trump said. "We have one chance to get it right. We might as well get it right or lets just keep it going. Let's do it right."
White House legislative affairs director Marc Short appeared to downplay Trumps role in getting the bill through the House. Passing the bill, Short said, will be tough." And he argued that Trump was actually coming to the Hill because he wanted to catch up with House Republicans on other topics beyond immigration.
I think that its been a long time [since Trump has spoken to House Republicans], so it will be a little bit broader than just immigration, Short said. Hell probably talk about where he wants to go on trade...
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Trump would do well to tell GOP House members he won't sign with that provision, and the House GOP would be committing suicide to pass it.
It has ZERO chance of passing the Senate without being converted to a broader Amnesty with NO WALL.
Leaving every House Republican holding the bag.
DACA cannot extend to the parents who brought them here. The parents have to go for willfully breaking our laws to invade our country. Any who did not register for DACA do not have the courage to try to become legal, so they need to go home with their families. Parents of anchor babies must go and take their children with them. The children can return when they are adults since someone has given them citizenship.
Do you know how many Muslim college students bring their wives over to the US in order to have an anchor baby? A lot.
There is NO firestorm, the only ones upset are the Commie libs who want these freeloaders here for VOTES
Firestorm. Oh yeah. Let’s dip into our firestorm bag of tricks. CNN. Says it all.
I think this was Timed for this week to get Ryans Compromise Amnesty push thru
Using the usually Guilty Gope Angle.
They don't like this because he is not getting paid to do this and they can't get enough money and bribes in their pockets to drink the rest of the night away...
Firestorm you say??? You want to see a firestorm??? Keep going like you are with your lies in the media and your hands in everyone else’s pockets and the American People will show you a firestorm!!!
The mandatory school attendance laws in the USA force children from their parents every school day in the US.
The Democrat Party had control of the White House, Senate, and House in 2008-2010, they could have given amnesty to 20 million illegals and the GOP could have done NOTHING about it..the Dems didnt do it, why, because it would have been POLITICAL SUICIDE for them to do it..so now they want the GOP to do it, so the GOP loses BIG in November, and the Dems can say “Well the GOP passed it not us” and the GOP base would be gone
That's a bit of a random list. I'm sure everyone here on FR lists much the same, plus things I've missed. We need to keep repeating it. Make sure it is not forgotten in the rush to do something for "kids" and DACA. ENFORCE OUR LAWS! RESPECT OUR BORDERS!
I just turned on Fox News but, instead of news, they were repeating lies, distorted videos and BS on the “mistreated children” of illegals.....thought I was on CNN or MSNBC. No one came close to the true facts, just that this was all Trump’s fault and his cruelty was causing a nationwide revolution. I turned it off....permanently.I will never turn on that two-faced fat boy Baier again.
A Mexican consul has the right to see every Mexican in US custody.
Mexican law can require every Mexican parent sign a paper presented by a Mexican consul to empower the consul to take custody of the parents’ children and transport them back to Mexico if the holding country would allow child repatriation.
Presidente Nieto, ask for your Mexican children.
President Trump, let the consuls take them back to Mexico on charter buses Mexico pays for, por favor.
Yes, there is a remarkable coincidence isn’t there?
This was a manufactured outrage with duel purposes.. to make the spineless wussified Republicans bend the knee on DACA and deny Trump the Nobel peace prize!
“We have a House that is getting ready to finalize an immigration package”
Shred and flush that bill down the drain to Blue Plains.
The Goodlatte bill is barely tolerable, but it does have the plus of E-verify.
And if they committed crimes other than those of illegal entry and I-9 fraud, send the criminals back home.
What nonsense. Stand fast.
“Any who did not register for DACA do not have the courage to try to become legal”
Any who did not register for DACA do not have the courage or sense or decency to try to become legal.
Name it for what it is, The Barack Obama Memorial Amnesty Act of 2018.
So-called firestorm is merely an attempt by commies and other democrats to shift attention away from the IG reports. Pack of gaslighting liars....the lowest gutter runoff on the planet.
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