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Obama supports Texas
governor on US border fixes

BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/9/2014 9:42:35 PM

US President Barack Obama has sided with Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry on recommendations for improving security on the US-Mexico border. While visiting the state,Mr Obama said he had no "philosophical objection" to increasing the number of border patrol agents and repositioning them. But Mr Obama said the such action was held up by Congress´ delay in approving his request for extra funding. The White House asked for $3.7bn (£2.2bn) in extra funding on Tuesday. "Congress has the capacity to work with all parties concerned to directly address this situation," Mr Obama told reporters.

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If the money is forthcoming, Obama will do as he damn well pleases.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 7/9/2014 9:47:08 PM     (No. 9917637)

I thought I saw pigs flying.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1, 7/9/2014 9:47:41 PM     (No. 9917638)

The pubbies should tell Otard, "You have more than enough money You don´t spend it wisely. If you can´t manage this on the money you have, you should step aside and let Biden have a shot." It would seriously crank him over if they pitched it just right.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TheMom, 7/9/2014 9:48:10 PM     (No. 9917639)

The resident doesn´t mind indulging in a little extortion to get his way. He´ll say anything to make you believe he´s on your side, then betray you at the first chance.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: eiobx, 7/9/2014 10:01:05 PM     (No. 9917660)

Muslim 101

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/9/2014 10:06:53 PM     (No. 9917663)

Ignore

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 7/9/2014 10:09:43 PM     (No. 9917669)

Perry has an issue here that will take him to the White House if he seizes it. Obama is so full of it. The public wants the border secured. Even hispanics. There are policies in place in other sectors that work that will work in Texas. A surge of National Guard, erecting barricades and fencing, more agents, making illegal crossing a federal crime with the second act a felony, enforcing the laws on the books. Obama needs to be shown to be a liar on this, Perry is the one to do it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mizzmac, 7/9/2014 10:09:55 PM     (No. 9917670)

$3 billion to HHS will not fix the border problem. This POTUS has no intention of stopping the chaos--he just wants to extort money. And I can guarantee you the Governor of Texas has no intention of twisting arms in Washington to pay up. Here´s a philosophical assessment for you: Two ticks. No dog.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/9/2014 10:24:07 PM     (No. 9917687)

The zombie president will tell you anything so long as you go away.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/9/2014 10:29:24 PM     (No. 9917694)

Of course Obama is saying that he supports the Governor of Texas on the out of control borderline, as his crew can probably feel a huge backlash against Obama and his failed immigration policies that could hit home in the November election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/10/2014 12:00:55 AM     (No. 9917781)

Who believes a liar?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 7/10/2014 12:26:33 AM     (No. 9917798)

´Obama SAYS he supports Texas governor on US border fixes´ There, fixed it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 7/10/2014 2:40:01 AM     (No. 9917839)

The international MSM (think: MSNBC on crack) dutifully "reports" that The Lightbringer cares about border security and is willing to work with Republicans even though everything is (forever and always) the fault of greedy racist Republicans. All hail The Lightbringer.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: velox, 7/10/2014 12:03:19 PM     (No. 9918374)

The title of the article should read:
Obama pays lip service to Texas Governor in order to obtain an outrageous amount of money for another slush fund"

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