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Boehner, McConnell blast
Obama border request

Associated Press, by Alicia A. Caldwell and Erica Werner

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Posted By:Drive, 7/11/2014 8:07:15 AM

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama´s emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same. Related Stories Possible compromise on Obama border request Associated Press Possible compromise emerges on US border crisis Associated Press Obama skips border visit as immigration woes mount Associated Press Obama heads to Texas with no plans to visit border Associated Press Obama to address immigration crisis in Texas Associated Press "We´re not giving the president a blank check," said Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, as dispute over how to deal with tens

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rabid wombat, 7/11/2014 8:14:32 AM     (No. 9919504)

Just take the 3.8B from the President´s travel budget, and be done with it.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mikkins2, 7/11/2014 8:24:11 AM     (No. 9919518)

All talk and no action.
Its the republican establishment way.

Remember Mississippi!
Got Tea?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 7/11/2014 8:39:35 AM     (No. 9919537)

Whole lotta blastin´, not much doin´.

McConnell and Boehner still can´t figure out how to lead an opposition party. I still cannot point to a single significant GOP accomplishment under their leadership.

It is really sad when Obama has accomplished much more than your own leadership, even if his accomplishments are all bad for the country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Clinger, 7/11/2014 9:00:16 AM     (No. 9919567)

Imagine your local community in anywhere USA having it´s sleepy state awakened by someone speeding down main street sending Aunt Bea scurrying to the curb. You call the police who happened to be sitting in the air-conditioned squad watching the entire scene. They do nothing but frown at your silly comment regarding your property taxes. Then it happens more and more, neighbors join the chorus of complaint but you get shouted down at the town hall and accused of being meanies and haters of the misunderstood youths flocking to your town. Then it escalated to drag racing and your town becomes inundated with motor sport enthusiasts coming from far and wide for the open track conditions. Suddenly Mayor McSleepy decides to act and stop the crisis so he asks the fine terrorized citizens to pony up via a raise in property taxes while he accuses them of being a bunch of do-nothings.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jfodoch, 7/11/2014 9:17:42 AM     (No. 9919589)

Oh, shut up, you two! You make me sick!!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/11/2014 10:37:02 AM     (No. 9919706)

So you are not going to fund it, right? We are not going to hear Boehner and McConnell funding Obama next week, are we? Yes, we will.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/11/2014 4:57:09 PM     (No. 9920263)

Pony up like you´re going to anyways...the theatre is getting tiring. Maybe the Chamber of Commerce can toss in a few bucks in lieu of their contributions.

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