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Scalise: No Funding Cutoff Even If
Obama Defers More Deportations

Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/28/2014 4:01:51 PM

What will congressional Republicans do if President Obama takes executive action to defer deportation for millions more illegal aliens? "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) that question on Sunday. "[W]ill you do nothing, will you...cut off funding for the administration, will you consider impeaching the president?" Scalise said Republicans intend to be a "check and a balance against this administration," but he also indicated that Republicans will not use their power of the purse to stop the president: "We´re going to keep the government running at current levels," Scalise said, referring to a continuing resolution

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What a surprise. s/o If Republicans refuse to use their power of the purse to stop Obama we are doomed. Mark Levin warned that Scalise would be more of the same. I´m sorry to say I was not impressed with him in that interview. When Wallace kept pressing him about not leaving for the August recess he refused to answer after three times. He just spun. Some things never change.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pdmccas, 7/28/2014 4:04:23 PM     (No. 9943434)

You RINOs are so gone!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/28/2014 4:09:28 PM     (No. 9943442)

I remember articles describing this squish as a Tea Party Conservative. I read tripe like this and wonder why bother, we know the Senate is "establishment" now the House also. Again WHY BOTHER?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/28/2014 4:09:38 PM     (No. 9943443)

Sheesh. I did like his tougher demeanor in parts of the interview BUT I wanted to cry when Scalise threw up the white flag --- again. How the GOP teeny brains actually think this is anything struggling Americans want to support or vote for is just beyond me, I guess. Yeah -- the Great One was right about Scalise.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/28/2014 4:26:04 PM     (No. 9943465)

The GOP lives in fear of giving the dims something to harp on. Guess what -- they will harp anyway. They are harpies. Might as well get the benefits of fighting if you´re going to get bruised up anyway.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 7/28/2014 4:27:43 PM     (No. 9943468)

Anyone remember the last government "shutdown"? And the one before that? Anyone remember which political party benefited, and which one lost? Anyone here willing to bet that another so-called "shutdown" would not have the same result?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: grahamcracker, 7/28/2014 4:31:08 PM     (No. 9943471)

They INTEND to be a check and balance against the administration??? They should have been doing so all along. The "road to Hell..." and all that.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/28/2014 4:37:22 PM     (No. 9943476)

The Republican leadership team obviously has their eyes firmly focused on the November election. IMO they believe that any new action of consequence would risk November success. This lack of action, like funding cutoffs, will frustrate many of us for the next three months. At least for entertainment during this period, obama and his wiseguy crew will be putting out ever more clever bait to trap the Republicans in a misstep, or one that could be spun as a misstep. For now, the fish aint bitin´.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/28/2014 4:55:34 PM     (No. 9943495)

that´s why millions of illegals are living in our nation, taking our jobs, our money (tax dollars) AND our lives ...eventually when we die from all the diseases! Yea, we´re

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/28/2014 4:55:34 PM     (No. 9943494)

The truth be known, the establishment Republicans would be happy if Obama takes executive action that would allow five million illegal aliens to gain access to the legal US labor market. To those Republicans illegal aliens are a commodity, cheap foreign labor, that their business oriented constituents will use to keep labor wages suppressed in all industries where those illegal aliens will be hired. Those illegal aliens under the labor laws will have the right to compete against American workers for just about every job out there. As those illegal aliens step up out of the shadows, so to speak, and vacate the very low paying, and under the table jobs that they are now holding down, those jobs will readily be filled by the new illegal aliens who are entering the USA now. A lot of the American workers who will get the short end of the stick in all this will be Black and Hispanic minorities who it is said support Obama and his liberal Democrat/progressive policies, and who will now have to compete against all that cheap foreign labor in the job market. If they figure that out before the November election chances are they will just stay home and not vote at all.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LWGII, 7/28/2014 5:12:57 PM     (No. 9943528)

It´s really hard to determine who´s more reprehensible -- Zippy or the ´Pubbies who curl up in a fetal position at his feet.

This government will shut down, one way or another. We might as well do it now, while we still have some control.

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