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White House Fears Impeachment
If Obama Unilaterally Grants Amnesty

Breitbart Big Government, by John Nolte

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/25/2014 4:04:43 PM

As is always the case with anything involving former-Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, our unbiased, objective, not-at-all-liberal media couldn´t wait to mock her impeachment case against President Obama -- but not everyone is laughing. According to reporting from The Hill, The White House fears exactly that should the president take executive action to grant amnesty to thousands of illegals. Senior White House advisers are taking very seriously the possibility that Republicans in Congress will try to impeach President Obama, especially if he takes executive action to slow deportations. Dan Pfeiffer, a senior adviser to Obama, said Friday that the White House

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/25/2014 4:19:30 PM     (No. 9940114)

They welcome impeachment as a last ditch effort to salvage the Senate in November. If democrats lose the Senate, "The Legacy" is toast.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: littleorby, 7/25/2014 4:20:35 PM     (No. 9940116)

I´m scratching my head:

Does Sarah Palin have that much influence over the republican establishment? Or, as I´m sure some will suggest, a ploy by the democrats to ´stir-up´ its base?

There NO question, however, that´s Palin is right when she states, " Without borders, there is no nation."


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Reply 3 - Posted by: periwinkel, 7/25/2014 4:33:03 PM     (No. 9940120)

As many fathers would say, "Knock it off!! And you won´t have to worry about impeachment."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/25/2014 4:36:32 PM     (No. 9940125)

#2, Mrs. Palin was neither the first nor the only politician or celebrity calling for impeachment. And yes, the White House is now using the story to rev up the base against those nasty Republicans who might be considering it. No one is serious about impeachment and the White House knows it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: M2, 7/25/2014 4:36:57 PM     (No. 9940126)

Impeachment won´t matter even if it is successful. It will remove him from office. What we need is to get him removed from office under the 25th amendment of the Constitution. He is, after all, insane.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 7/25/2014 4:38:40 PM     (No. 9940127)

Make that, "It will not remove him from office."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/25/2014 4:49:27 PM     (No. 9940145)

obama could sell the pentagon to Putin on national TV and the House still would not have the balls to impeach.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: smcchk, 7/25/2014 4:57:03 PM     (No. 9940162)

The White House is pushing for impeachment. They are goading the GOP into it. It would be the salvation of them.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 7/25/2014 5:19:45 PM     (No. 9940188)

Who are they fearing? Certainly can´t be any of the whimps in the GOP

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Reply 10 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 7/25/2014 5:22:44 PM     (No. 9940193)

# 8 -- exactly...Democrats would be in heaven if GOP started impeachment...it would mean the Senate majority stays Democrats.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/25/2014 5:25:45 PM     (No. 9940198)

# 10 Mississippi is the reason dems will keep the senate.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/25/2014 5:47:09 PM     (No. 9940222)

Actually, #11, it is the malcontents who vow to vote for the Democrats in each state who will hand Harry Reid another term. "Mississippi" has little to do with it, since those same posters were promising to vote Dem long before the Cochran primary.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: miceal, 7/25/2014 5:54:57 PM     (No. 9940234)

He does not have ANY AUTHORITY to grant amnesty to anybody. If he tries it, he needs to be arrested!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/25/2014 6:11:11 PM     (No. 9940256)

Well, Bill O´Reilly says there are no charges strong enough to get Obama convicted in the Senate. And O´Reilly is the smartest man in America, right?

The White House is playing games, thinking they are so smart they can lure the Republicans into impeaching the president. Then, they think, the Democrats will sweep the 2014 elections.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/25/2014 6:12:45 PM     (No. 9940260)

The GOP needs to have a huge majority in both houses of Congress before any attempt at impeachment can begin and be successful.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/25/2014 6:18:52 PM     (No. 9940269)

The President might be impeached but he certainly won´t be convicted. The Republicans will be blamed. Hillary will be thrilled.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lavalette, 7/25/2014 6:20:09 PM     (No. 9940270)

Any Democratic President could butcher and eat a bus load of school children on TV and no Democrat would vote for impeachment. Do not initiate impeachment until polls show the people want it 70-30 or better.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: littleorby, 7/25/2014 6:42:30 PM     (No. 9940280)

Frankly, I´m disgusted with the spineless replies on this thread. They mirror the weak-kneed republicans in office.

When the rule of law, and doing the right things are tossed aside for ´dubious´ political gain, I say you deserve the loss of freedom you´re advocating.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: littleorby, 7/25/2014 7:00:47 PM     (No. 9940303)

FULL DISCLOSURE #12

I voted for David Perdue in the Georgia primary, instead of Handel, who was endorsed by Sarah Palin; than, again in the run-off against Kingston. I was ´delightfully´ amazed (you could have knocked me over with a feather), when Perdue squeaked out a win.

I will vote for Perdue in the general election come November. There´s a slim chance he´ll be an ally of Senator Cruz of Texas

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Reply 20 - Posted by: dman, 7/25/2014 7:32:02 PM     (No. 9940329)

Or, there could be a game of twisted psychology here.

Impeachment would make the mid-terms all about the Emperor. How will that help the Dems at this point? If their base is already large enough to carry a mid-term, then it is all over for us anyway. Let both bases be inspired. In this case the independents will make the difference.

Bottom line: forget the "mind games" and just do what the Framers specified. A despotic POTUS is to be reined in by Congress - not the courts - using the remedies specified in the Constitution. In the short term, those include the power of the purse and impeachment. Period. The power of the states to call for a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution in Article V can also help, but that is a longer term play.

The Constitution: use it or lose it.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/25/2014 7:48:53 PM     (No. 9940342)

he could only be reigned in if Republicans are a majority in the Senate. Without the Senate, it´s just mental masturbation.

Sure, the House could impeach but conviction could only be accomplished by the Senate...

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bogeegolf, 7/25/2014 8:09:29 PM     (No. 9940357)

So what! Make the case . Make them all vote!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/25/2014 8:23:23 PM     (No. 9940376)

Poor working class Americans of all colors and ethnicity are going to be swamped by a massive wave of cheap foreign labor coming into the legal US job market if Obama gets his way with amnesty and much increased immigration. Common sense and labor markets laws of supply and demand will tell you that wave of cheap foreign labor is going to be very adverse to American workers by holding down their wages, undermining their working conditions, and making it much harder for those American workers to even get good jobs in the future, as employers take advantage of the cheap foreign labor that Obama is facilitating into the legal US labor market.

The only think that American workers can do to fight those unlawful Obama actions that are going to hurt them and their families is to vote the liberal Democrats out of office in the November election.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/25/2014 8:34:27 PM     (No. 9940392)

This is OT but post above talks about this country being swamped by a massive wave of cheap labor and when I read that, this came to me: Why is the Chamber of Commerce pushing for all these illegals to take all the jobs. When citizens have no jobs, they will not be able to buy anything thing the Chamber members are selling. So we all lose except for the illegals who are taking our jobs and getting all the freebies - as long as they last.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: kafir091101, 7/25/2014 8:57:26 PM     (No. 9940418)

‘EVIL MEN PREVAIL WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING’.

Only a simple majority of the House is needed to Impeach.

After we take over the Senate in January 2015, we should hold several show case committee hearings highlighting the ‘transgressions’ of Obama’s politically corrupt, and incompetent, department heads.

And then:

Maybe 50 or 60 percent of the electorate may demand that this Marxist/Commie/Fascist POS be sent back to the Center-of-Communism-in-America, Chi-Town.

I’d love to see him ‘Convicted’ just a day before the Senate adjourns for their 2016 Christmas break!

How Sweet that Would Be!

Yes, I do dream some!

Our problem is:

We do not have a ‘Leader’ that articulates the true state of our country and the damage that Obama has done to it.

We have conservatives of merit who do a good job, but no leader!

Not one single one!

NONE!

Kafir

PS: Dear God, Please have mercy on this faltering, and failing, republic.



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