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AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent
Congress on immigration

Washington Examiner (DC), by Sean Higgins

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/9/2014 1:28:00 PM

Calling them "aspiring American workers," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka launched a petition Wednesday calling on President Obama to bypass Congress on the current immigration surge and to instead use his executive authority to aid the people flooding the southwestern U.S. border. "Families are being separated because Congress has failed to act on a commonsense immigration process. The crisis on our worksites and in our communities can´t wait. That´s why I´m calling on President Obama to extend administrative relief to Americans in waiting," Trumka said. Obama has said in the past that he is obliged to follow the law and order

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/9/2014 1:29:58 PM     (No. 9916977)

Great idea, Trumka. Let them all in and watch union wages plummet.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/9/2014 1:32:41 PM     (No. 9916981)

Obama and the marxists are at war with the US.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 7/9/2014 1:34:55 PM     (No. 9916984)

Legal residents are not contributing to AFL-CIO. So, Trumka wants illegals´ funds to pay for his six figure salary!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/9/2014 1:36:39 PM     (No. 9916990)

Trumpka you´re an idiot. Try some TEA instead of the drugged kool-aid and quit being such a suck up butt kisser.

This borders on stirring up sedition against the laws that govern this country.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: killerbee, 7/9/2014 1:50:47 PM     (No. 9917017)

Trumpka´s clearly lining his pockets on this. Maybe the Chamber of Commerce paid him off like they do Schumer´s Republicans.

Heads up, union members. You´re paying dues to be protected and your leadership is playing games that will lose you jobs and security.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/9/2014 1:53:40 PM     (No. 9917026)

Trumpka, it is not legal to circumvent Congress, to force people to join a union, pay union dues, steal union dues for private purposes -- this being just a short list of things you need to know.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: slab, 7/9/2014 1:55:23 PM     (No. 9917031)

Zippy´s 2nd BFF (after the muslims) is Big Labor. Here you have the underlying motivation and conspiracy behind the entire mess at the border.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Daylily, 7/9/2014 2:00:28 PM     (No. 9917043)

Trumka, families are not being separated by Congress, but by their own decisions!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dman, 7/9/2014 2:19:01 PM     (No. 9917071)

So much for unions representing the working stiffs. It´s all about the money.

Blue collar workers: join us in stopping this madness.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JimS, 7/9/2014 3:38:53 PM     (No. 9917165)

Maybe the next (Republican) President should circumvent Congress too.
Order a top-to-bottom audit of AFL and its officers by the IRS.
Have the NSA wiretap the AFL´s phones.
Open FBI/DOJ investigations of AFL under RICO.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/9/2014 4:00:08 PM     (No. 9917193)

Well then, I call on all Americians´ to take the law into our own hands and stop the illegal in the WH.

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