Skip to comments.RNC Chair: 'Broad Consensus' in GOP Want 'Comprehensive Immigration Reform'
Posted on 06/29/2013 7:00:48 PM PDT by markomalley
A day after the Senate passed its immigration bill, RNC Chair Reince Priebus claimed there was "broad consensus" in the Republican party for "comprehensive immigration reform."
"We need comprehensive immigration reform," Priebus told CNN's Peter Hamby on Friday. "I don't think we can continue to drift along with this mess of immigration laws that we have. And a mess that in many regards has been the results of our government not even enforcing the laws that are in place. There is plenty of blame to go around for why we are in this position, but I think it's about time that we address it."
He then asserted it was "clear that there is pretty broad consensus in the party, in the Republican Party, that we need comprehensive immigration reform" and said he knew the House leadership is "committed" to drafting a comprehensive bill.
Republican House leaders have indicated that they will not take up the Senate's bill, but have signalled they will draft "comprehensive" legislation they hope to pass in order to go to conference with the Senate. Conservatives, though, would like a narrower approach that focuses primarily on securing--and funding--border security first.
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When is Sarah getting this "Freedom Party" thing going anyway?
The sooner, the better.
Enough of this nonsense.
What do their constituents want? Have they even flocking thought about that?!
They call it “comprehensive” reform yet the bill is 1200 pages long. Probably not that easy to comprehend.
Hey Reince - enforce the laws already on the books before attempting to create new ones!!
They ought to look what passing the Senate bill has done for Obama’s poll numbers— absolutely nothing, slight downward trend.
If a man will sell his convictions for a poll,
is he not just selling his soul?
It ain't about The People.
Good ol’ Rancid Prius, doin’ whatever he’s told. BTW, my tagline doesn’t mention the Republican Party.
This man in no way represents what the conservatives in Texas think!!!!
Sounds like a whole bunch of feed lot left overs...
About this new party Sarah....
GTH mr. Prissy.
You want to be schumer’s butt boy, that’s your problem.
The rest of us ain’t playing.
And no, we aren’t sending you any money.
Why do RNC losers like Priebus get re-appointed? Does anyone have an answer? Who is pulling the strings? Certainly not the grassroot supporters!
If that is true I need to find another party.
that’s why so many of us Conservatives are ready to leave the party! When he says a broad consensus in GOP he’s only talking about a few thousand people. I’m a American first, Conservative second. I have not called myself a Republican for some time now.
Where else would old Rinse get a job if the GOP goes under? He’s got to keep talking nonsense like this.
You have identified the problem with the GOP.
Good point. It’s astonishing how the House meekly accepts the Obama administration’s refusal to enforce the law. Don’t they have any pride or sense of institutional or constitutional responsibility? They need to reread Madison’s Federalist papers.
Um, if the government can't enforce the existing laws? So we should cave to the statists? You squat to pee too, don't you.
Just read Pat Buchanans’ “Day of Reckoning.” Page 245 gives us 10 ways to deal with the Third World invasion. #1 is NO AMNESTY. #2 calls for a security fence between San Diego and Brownsville. #10 calls for a timeout in LEGAL immigration-that means all. He’d make a good sec of state in a Palin administration.
Shampoo bottle says, “Lather, Reince, don’t Reipeat”.
You know, big business and such can give the GOP the money but they can’t give them the votes they need for the power. Idiots.
The Freedom Party sounding better by the second.
I believe the republican party leadership has been fitted with depends undergarments so squatting is un-necessary...
How about enforcing current immigration laws and stop allowing muslims into America.
“We the People” gave us Obama.
Please fire Priebus immediately!!
Priebus should get an internship at the DNC. Because he is way too liberal to lead the RNC.
I always thought that the Republican leadership can’t be that stupid. But they really are that stupid.
I've been wondering that myself - Big business I suppose.
If the RNC tries calling me for money again I'm going to actually pick up the phone and tell them why they aren't getting a dime from me.
I say put Reince under-the-bus.
‘is he not just selling his soul?’
One must have a soul before one is able to sell it.
If Priebus had any self-respect he would have resigned his position after the debacle of the last election.
Most patriots are in shock knowing/coming to terms that the republican establishment will not listen to their constituents or even to those fair-minded independents who mostly vote republican. The shock is from the betrayal of not protecting legal immigrants and Americans and those jobs first. The RNC seems to be expressing this attitude of what are you going to do; leave the party to do what. They didn’t forcefully defend traditional marriage either, did they. This amnesty thing seems to be the grand scheme. Too many politicians, have bought the lie that Rubio has illustrated. Obamacare, now this.
No. What we need is GOVERNMENT reform and not the left wing Obama kind.
Don’t think like Okies neither.........
I can’t wait for the next time they call me for money.
With premeditated help from some spineless republicans. The fix was in and they were part of it.
And the RNC wonders why I don't give them any of my money anymore.
Rank Prepuce? Does the Navy still give shots for that ?
You can substitute any word for the useless phrase “comprehensive immigration reform.”
RNC Chair Reince Priebus claimed there was “broad consensus” in the Republican party for “Skittles.”
There’s ‘’broad consensus’’ for comprehensive immigration reform in the DEMOCRATIC PARTY. That’s why every Senate Democrat voted for the Immigration Bill.
On the other hand, only 15 Republicans out of 47 voted for the immigration bill. That’s a minority, NOT a ‘’broad consensus.’’ And to say that it is is a LIE.
Why doesn’t Sarah Palin announce, a la Ronald Reagan, ‘’The Republican party has left me, so I’m no longer a member of the Republican party. I’m now an Independent. If you feel the same way, join me, and we’ll start another party.’’?
“All our donors who hire cheap labor want this! So screw our voters...”
Yeah. Reince is a genius...
Rancid Priebus? The loser who got re-hired after losing?
Here is the so-called ‘broad consensus’ that Reince managed to find.
Karl Rove wants amnesty
The Fox RINOS want amnesty
The Bush-bots want amnesty
This is the puke establishment we need to fumigate. The problem we have is all of these RNC snake-oil salesman who’ll seemingly do anything in order to lose. Why are these Bush people still hanging around? How long did it take for the Gerald Ford consultants to finally drop off the radar?
George Bush is gone. We don’t want his stupid brother ‘Hispanics are more fertile’ Jeb. We don’t want amnesty. Reince can go get a job selling vacuums. The RNC does NOT represent conservatives!
I’d call him delusional, but I don’t think he is. I think he’s simply a world-class liar.
Where do they get these people from? Darien? New Canaan used to be William Buckley’s home—he would be appalled by the GOP these days.
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