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Conservatives Kill Amnesty Bill
FrontPage Mag, by Matthew Vadum

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 8/1/2014 10:52:34 AM

A conservative-led uprising among House Republicans scuttled Speaker John Boehner’s worse-than-useless border crisis and immigration legislation yesterday but party leaders vowed to try again today to pass the emergency funding bill. “The bill as it was had more loopholes than a knitted afghan,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said in a statement released exclusively to FrontPage late yesterday. Tonight, many members were able to come together and hammer out many of those problems so that we could live with the result. Whether the final product gets the needed 218 votes will depend on how the final product looks once it is typed and

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Time to burn up the phone lines again.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 8/1/2014 11:36:54 AM     (No. 9949388)

Once it´s typed, it should require at least 5 working days (an oxymoron for congress) before it can be brought up for a vote. Or, is this another ´pass it to find out what´s in it?´

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