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House moving quickly on border
Politico, by Seung Min Kim & Jake Sherman

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/16/2014 5:35:43 AM

House Republicans are moving quickly to address the growing humanitarian crisis on the southern border, possibly holding votes as soon as next week. As Congress moves closer to the monthlong August recess, the speedy action sends a clear message to Senate Democrats: Take it or leave it. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and a group of top lawmakers working on the border crisis are set to file a bill that very closely mirrors the legislation crafted by Texas lawmakers Sen. John Cornyn, a Republican, and Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/16/2014 6:13:04 AM     (No. 9926743)

Best thing to do is work feverishly to IMPEACH the madman Obama.........anything other than that, Obama laws will veto everything they push out. PULEASE stop the pretense knowing it´s never going to work.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/16/2014 6:23:43 AM     (No. 9926756)

I disagree, #1. Obama is desperate to get the border chaos off the front pages and out of leadoff television news. The plan was never to have resulted in what´s happening now. The idea was to get enough people coming across to attract a lot of attention, so that when the GOP and border states objected, the administration and the Dem machine could portray dissenters as heartless, racist and haters. But, they lost control. There is now a tsunami of drug members, gangs, pregnant women, toddlers, all requiring transportation, food and shelter and becoming very expensive to care for. Now, the poison arrows are aimed at the feckless president and his minions. This wasn´t the plan. Obama will sign any bill that at least begins to slow and eventually stop the border violaters. He will make a big show of reluctance, but he will sign whatever can be put together and on his desk.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bubby, 7/16/2014 7:28:20 AM     (No. 9926822)

#2 Obama may sign a bill to get rid of a story but the implementation will be so ineffective/flawed that the Democrats will get to keep a majority of the illegal aliens. It´s all over now Pat Buchanan is right nothing will be done to effectively stop the flow and the Democrats will be very pleased and the GOP establishment will be happy that the Chamber of Commerce gets it´s illegals. We no southern border any longer the open borders crowd have won.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy, 7/16/2014 7:40:41 AM     (No. 9926838)

It´s a waste of time, Reid says the border is secure.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: edgar, 7/16/2014 7:41:58 AM     (No. 9926841)

Just curious, why polls taken are for President and Republican Congress, but not for Democrat Congress? Are Democrat polling numbers worse than Republican´s, so it is excluded from reporting of results or is Democrat Congress response excluded from this issue?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/16/2014 8:06:07 AM     (No. 9926874)

Reid will simply dump any bill coming from the Republicans in the trash. That´s all he´s done for the last 4 years. In the meantime, Perry and Brewer need to secure their borders using their own National Guards. Let 0bama try to stop them! Then maybe the citizens of NM and CA will force their governors to follow suit.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 7/16/2014 8:50:00 AM     (No. 9926921)

So, when time is of the essence, the House may do something next week, then it goes to the Harry Reid Senate. The National Guard at minimum should have been mobilized in force weeks ago, this is an invasion, not a humanitarian crisis. The crisis is the dispersal of criminal illegals and disease throughout the country facilitated by an administration that hates Americans.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/16/2014 9:17:27 AM     (No. 9926979)

I heard Doug Hagmann say yesterday (in an on demand episode) that 5-6 MILLION will be coming across our borders before they can be stopped. Add that to the at least 30 or so million already here.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: krause, 7/16/2014 9:41:29 AM     (No. 9927030)

Why aren´t the House, or Senate, DEMOCRATS moving quickly to solve the crisis?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 7/16/2014 10:04:45 AM     (No. 9927086)

Beware of anything that moves quickly in Washington DC. Why can´t the GOP understand that immigration is a toxic, no-win issue for them? There is no need to bring up the subject. We have adequate laws, the Executive Branch refuses to enforce them. More laws will not change anything, it will just give the propaganda machine a club with which to beat them over the head. Stop talking about immigration!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: yuban, 7/16/2014 10:15:36 AM     (No. 9927108)

Quickly? It is already too late. All that was needed was to follow the laws now on the books.

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