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Cruz whipping tonight against
Boehner border bill

Washington Post, by Robert Costa

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 7/30/2014 4:49:40 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), an influential tea party leader, will meet with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to urge them to oppose House Speaker John A. Boehner’s plan to stem the flow of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to several House members who plan to attend the 7 p.m. gathering at Cruz’s office. Cruz’s huddle is the latest example of the combative freshman senator wading into House affairs and serving as an informal whip against the leadership’s immigration position. It is also a direct shot at Boehner’s effort to pass his legislative package, hours before the bill

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/30/2014 4:54:49 PM     (No. 9946822)

So why was he handing out soccer balls and Teddy bears to the little moppets with Glenn Beck?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 7/30/2014 5:00:01 PM     (No. 9946833)

He couldn´t simply wait and vote against it if Reid allowed it to a vote? What is he doing?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/30/2014 5:28:46 PM     (No. 9946866)

I wish we could elect a Ted Cruz type Speaker of the House. Mr. Cruz accurately notes that Boehner´s bill funds the amnesty of the new illegals, just on a lower scale.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/30/2014 5:54:05 PM     (No. 9946893)

As citizens, we have ythe right to demand that our existing laws be obeyed, as written.
I will accept no less. Sorry this administration, and those before it allowed the problem to multiply like cockroaches.
We will have to slowly, step by step, start deporting them all.
THAT is what our LAWS demand. Anything less would give the signal that NONE of the laws of the United States of America are worth obeying.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 7/30/2014 5:57:57 PM     (No. 9946898)

#2 The Democrat Senate will pass the disaster that is the Boehner bill.

This is the chance to stop the RINOs and Democrats.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/30/2014 6:05:17 PM     (No. 9946907)

We should be so lucky, #5. That would be the first positive move Reid has ever made. However, Reid has said he will never bring it to the floor and Obama has vowed to veto it if it arrives at his desk. Reid and Obama want the existing Senate bill to be the one to go to the president and that thing has ever Christmas tree bauble you can imagine.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/30/2014 6:12:48 PM     (No. 9946914)

Just the mention of Ted Cruz brings out the Karl Rove Gang of Ugly.

The Republican idiot class has an issue handed to them on a silver platter and they whiff, as usual.

Vote against Boehner if you live in his district, vote against McConnell, Cornyn, Grahamnesty and the rest of the RINOs if you live in their districts or states.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: golfmann, 7/30/2014 6:24:16 PM     (No. 9946923)

Somebody showing leadership and putting up a fight?

This is unheard of in the GOP...

Sure glad Ted beat the GOP establishment preferred candidate in Texas.

All you Rove people go to hell.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: brianod1, 7/30/2014 6:25:21 PM     (No. 9946926)

Cruz is a member of the Senate. He should stick to his own knitting.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Gobushcheneygo, 7/30/2014 6:45:27 PM     (No. 9946955)

Like hell he should. Knock some sense in those heads, Ted!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: horacer, 7/30/2014 6:47:55 PM     (No. 9946957)

I don´t think it does any good to criticize Cruz or Boehner in this. Both are trying to do something about a situation that should never have been allowed to occur. The GOP needs to come together and support a detailed plan to secure the border. I think it´s possible to craft a plan that Cruz, Boehner, Sessions, Rubio even John McCain could support that would effectively close the border and have the support of 75% of the public.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jntsrgn, 7/30/2014 7:19:09 PM     (No. 9946981)

What is going on here? New legislation to do what? There are LAWS on the books already. This is all a bunch of showboat crap and Senator Cruz sees through it all. By the way, what the heck is a Freshman Senator? Last I checked his vote counts the same. Is that intended to demean his position?
The GOP can go to hell. Not one dime form me ever again.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LouD, 7/30/2014 7:25:23 PM     (No. 9946990)

Since when, $11, has congress paid attention what the public wants?

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