Skip to comments.Senate rejects border fence
Posted on 06/18/2013 4:51:10 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
Minutes after the border fence, senators also voted to weaken current law that requires the government to have biometric checks such as fingerprints or eye-scans for every visitor to the U.S. a recommendation of the 9/11 commission that looked into the terrorist attacks on Washington and New York.
Senators on Tuesday rejected building the 700 miles of double-tier border fencing Congress authorized just seven years ago, with a majority of the Senate saying they didnt want to delay granting illegal immigrants legal status while the fence was being built.
The 54-39 vote to reject the fence shows the core of the immigration deal is holding. The vote broke mostly along party lines, though five Republicans, including Sen. Marco Rubio and the rest of the bills authors, voted against the fence, and two Democrats voted for it.
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Harry Reid said the other day that it would “take decades” to secure the border.
We elect these creatures only to have them give away all we hold dear. Shame on all of us.
Popular support for this piece of garbage is already plummeting. I doubt this will help.
We could secure the border in a few days by moving the National Guard there. Isn’t that what they’re supposed to do...guard the Nation?
tommorrow will be big. i will be pounding the phones. go tea party.
Just heard a report on radio about a possible Tuberculosis outbreak-—in a damned hospital!
First thing I said to the better-half was “I’ll bet it’s from an illegal, getting free health”care”.
They bring in diseases we eradicated decades ago, (leprosy too), crime and bed bugs.
(Regardless of my not wanting to support Hollywood filth, I ALSO hesitate going to a theater for fear of bringing bed bugs back home with me.)
When the crime, disease and unemployment rate skyrockets, you’ll know who ELSE to blame besides Benghazi Barry and Valerie Jarrett—congresscritters.
They’re expediting it.
Is that for Taxed Enough Already or TAPPED Enough Already?
It will take decades for Harry Reid to leave his government office.
39 votes anti-amnesty votes is better than the 15 they got in the initial vote, but of course not enough to kill the bill.
I suggest everyone change their affiliation from “republican” to “Independent”...tomorrow.
And there you have it. Hannity can safely remove his lips from Rubio's butt now.
No, their real purpose is to guard the ruling class elites from us.
There are R’s and D’s, you have to pick one. You can vote for another party, but you know damn well it’s a waste. Shame on us for what? They’re the crooked SOBs.
Levin is the guy who put Rubio where he is. Without “the great one”.... most of us would not even know who Rubio is.
So we can get RINOs in every primary?
Can this little pecker wood just drop the R now and join the party that he really cares for.
Could have sworn they voted for a gazillion dollars to build a fence after 911 or something like 10 years ago.
Must have went down the same hole the stimulus trillion went.
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