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House leaders vow to overhaul, replace Senate immigration bill despite Dem pressure
FOX News ^ | June 30, 2013

Posted on 06/30/2013 2:06:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

House Republicans insisted Sunday that they plan to change key elements of the Senate-passed immigration bill, signaling a protracted and rocky battle ahead despite one Democrat's pronouncement that in the end the House will cave and pass the Senate bill anyway.

Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee who is playing a major role in the chamber's consideration of immigration policy, on Sunday addressed what is perhaps at the heart of the impasse. He said the House, which is drafting its own plan, cannot agree to a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

Rather, he wants a "pathway to legalization" -- in other words, allow some illegal immigrants a shot at a green card, but not full-fledged citizenship.

The pathway to citizenship, though, is a cornerstone of the Senate-passed bill, and any Democrat-backed plan. Increased border security, better enforcement of businesses and an expansion of the legal immigration system make up the rest of the bill.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; enforcecurrentlaws; illegalimmigration; immigration; killbill; paulryan
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KILL THE BILL!!

1 posted on 06/30/2013 2:06:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

don’t mess around kill it it can wait till after 2014. Idiots playing into democrats hands.


2 posted on 06/30/2013 2:09:29 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Jim Robinson

this will just get gutted in conference and the Amnesty (or some version of it) will get reinserted.

Don’t play with fire GOP


3 posted on 06/30/2013 2:09:37 PM PDT by ak267 (THORIUM....ENERGY OF THE FUTURE!!!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
...one Democrat's pronouncement that in the end the House will cave and pass the Senate bill anyway.

How I hate these people...

...all of them.

4 posted on 06/30/2013 2:10:35 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I wish the House Leaders would overhaul and replace the Senate.


5 posted on 06/30/2013 2:11:00 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Jim Robinson

“KILL THE BILL!!”

How can you post this a$$hole’s picture on the Sabbath? I almost puked when I read the words “House Leaders.” These guys go around tripping on their tampon strings! And even that metaphor is incorrect since there are probably more “real” women Republicans in the House than “men.” Sorry ladies, didn’t mean to offend any of you!


6 posted on 06/30/2013 2:13:08 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Jim Robinson

The devil is in the word “replace.”


7 posted on 06/30/2013 2:14:04 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Jim Robinson
This is absolutely ridiculous. Why does anything need to be passed at all?

The RINO's seem to be racing the Dems to the bottom.

8 posted on 06/30/2013 2:14:35 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Jim Robinson; All
Rather, he wants a "pathway to legalization" -- in other words, allow some illegal immigrants a shot at a green card, but not full-fledged citizenship.

That would be a DISASTROUS cop-out. A leftie judge would rule within days of Obozo's signature that it is a violation of the 14th Amendment to create "second-class citizens" this way, and couldn't you just see a slap-your-own-face-in-disgust-Anthony-Kennedy-5-4-ruling-with-libs in our future to codify it? KILL THE F**KING BILL!!!

9 posted on 06/30/2013 2:17:06 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Jim Robinson; BillyBoy; sickoflibs; markomalley; Liz; stephenjohnbanker; cripplecreek; ...
Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte....said the House, which is drafting its own plan, cannot agree to a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

is that the complete truth, or should we add "...yet." to the end of that sentence?

It's good that they are not caving immediately. Or is that part of the plan?

10 posted on 06/30/2013 2:17:24 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: Jim Robinson

KILL the DAMN BILL.

Is the STUPID Party also DEAF?


11 posted on 06/30/2013 2:18:03 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Boehner wants his own bill so he can take credit for it, as if that would be something to brag about.


12 posted on 06/30/2013 2:18:28 PM PDT by South40
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To: rolling_stone

Idiots playing into democrats hands.
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Like they always do.


13 posted on 06/30/2013 2:20:30 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Jim Robinson

No action is needed, GOP.

In fact, any action taken on this matter by you will only result in your political end.

The people of this country do not want this, there is no desire for this, and it is clear that only government wants this. The government of this country is of a diseased mind, and is not to be trusted to do anything about anything.


14 posted on 06/30/2013 2:22:07 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: onyx

Is the STUPID Party also DEAF?
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Yes, and add WEAK and SELF-DESTRUCTIVE to the list. GOP is a pathetic bunch of losers.


15 posted on 06/30/2013 2:22:30 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Jim Robinson

Just remember that in 1986 Ted Kennedy and the House of Lords passed another illegal immigrant amnesty bill and Uncle Ted said that would be the LAST time we’d do something like that.

Democrats lie. Fancy that.


16 posted on 06/30/2013 2:23:57 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's Enemies List - Yes, you are a crook.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Mr. pink tie is going to sit back and let Ryan push the Senate bill..


17 posted on 06/30/2013 2:26:00 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: Jim Robinson

Once again, the old Republican stand-by position.

We know it’s a bad bill, but we have a better bad bill...

Stuff the bills gentlemen, and believe me, I use that term extremely loosely.


18 posted on 06/30/2013 2:26:33 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Breaking News: Hillary not running in 2016. Brain tumor found during recent colonoscopy...)
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To: Jim Robinson

Change it? KILL IT!


19 posted on 06/30/2013 2:28:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Change it? KILL IT!


20 posted on 06/30/2013 2:28:48 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm outraged that Republican House members are talking about messing with this terrible amnesty bill - but not really shocked. We know the D.C. crowd, of which most Republicans are members-in-good-standing, want amnesty for illegal aliens, albeit for different reasons. Even discussing this bill is absurd and an insult to Republican voters. Mr. Robinson, you're correct! Kill the bill!
21 posted on 06/30/2013 2:32:04 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: onyx

Sad to witness the decline of once ‘venerable’ institutions turned into nothing more than money laundering and favours ops.


22 posted on 06/30/2013 2:36:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: Jim Robinson

No discussions. No debates. Kill the bill.

You politicians in D.C. are being warned again.


23 posted on 06/30/2013 2:57:51 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Jim Robinson

I hate the government. Got that NSA?

How many bills has the House voted on and passed only to have the Senate completely ignore them - no committee hearings, no committee markup, and certainly no floor vote?

The only course of action that makes ANY sense, is to do the same - ignore the Senate bill as if it never happened, and continue on with other business that is worth pursuing, if their actually is any.


24 posted on 06/30/2013 3:12:48 PM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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To: tumblindice

Change it? KILL IT!
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No....just let it die; don’t act upon it. Above all, DON’T GO TO CONFERENCE with anything related to immigration.


25 posted on 06/30/2013 3:15:43 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Jim Robinson

Who is the DC stooge congressman trying to fool !
Any House bill will be Gutted and the senate bill inserted .

That is the Game Plan!
Michelle Bachman and Steve King have warned us !

Call this useful idiots office and warn him.


26 posted on 06/30/2013 3:20:18 PM PDT by ncalburt (Amnesty media out in full force)
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To: House Atreides

Of course I’ll call & e-mail my Rep, Messer, but he took Pence’s place and is one of the good ones. Trust but verify, right?


27 posted on 06/30/2013 3:24:46 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: rigelkentaurus

Then they wonder why some Americans are scratching their heads and asking who lies more, Snowden, or this pathetic government we have! Each one uncovers each other’s lies and corruption.


28 posted on 06/30/2013 3:28:30 PM PDT by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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To: Jim Robinson

And start enforcing the current law!


29 posted on 06/30/2013 3:34:58 PM PDT by bonehead4freedom
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Schmuckie Schumer was so smug and self-righteous on Fox earlier today---warning Boehner Repubs they will be a minority party forever if they dont vote for reform.

SS claims many important voting blocs support reform-----Catholics, evangelicals for example.

But Schumer makes a huge mistake---thinking voters will cast their ballots based on the single issue of reform.

Yes, real Repubs (not RINOS) need to step up to the plate and reassure conservative voters-----but in no way will liberal/progressive Dems get votes based solely on reform.

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Repubs need to start mining disaffected voters who are incensed about Obama's antics. The stench from this admin's crimes/screw-ups stretches far and wide:

<><> there's the Benghazi stench

<><> Hillary's state dept's coverup of sex scandals---obstructing justice---scrubbing investigations

<><> Holder's DOJ stenches (AP--Rosen--monitoring USSC and Congress' Verizon blackberries)

<><> stench-a-rama: IRS targeting (enraging legions of IRS haters)

<><> IRS stealing 60 thousand medical records

<><> HHS' Sibelius strong-arming Obamacare insurance providers for money

<><> NSA snooping---infuriating millions of young twitter/facebook users

<><> IRS sending $45 Million/that's 32,000 EITC refunds to illegals at ONE address.

<><> Letting Snowden globe-trot w/ US secrets

<><> EPA using phantom email accounts

<><> O/Holder Fast and Furious gun-running to savage drug cartels, got two American border patrol agents killed

<><> Ohaha giving 5 million top security clearance---w/ no oversight as to the Ntl security implications

<><> O using drones to shoot down Americans

<><> the continuing TSA travesties.

<><> Solyndra and other green money-laundries.

30 posted on 06/30/2013 3:43:30 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Jim Robinson
It will then go into conference, and the libs will get what they want, while removing anything of substance from the conservative perspective. They will of course throw a few meaningless bones for conservatives so that the repubs can come back to their constituents and brag about what a wonderful victory they won. There will be lot of chest-thumping and grand-standing while they do the underhanded deal-making with the libs. Same old story. They will come to the conservative base and pee on us and tell us its raining.

The chest-thumping and grand-standing of the gopper libs will be especially loud on this one, so they can show that they put up a fight.

31 posted on 06/30/2013 3:46:34 PM PDT by Moorings
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To: Jim Robinson

They should actually get some lessons from Reid in the senate on how he ignores bills that the House passes.


32 posted on 06/30/2013 3:49:24 PM PDT by Moorings
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Only chance to stop the Amnesty bill is for the House not to consider any immigration related bill at all.

Michelle Bachman explained it. ANY House bill no matter if it promises all the border security in the world will be a trojan horse.NO bill at all must come out of the House because it will be merged with the Senate Amnesty and trojan horse bill. Call congress.

Tell them to stop all Amnesty or immigration bills.they are all trojan horse bills. some will promise border security that will never be enforced anyway.

Bachmann explained it . The House will write a border security bill only . then in conference the senate will add the virus and then bring it back to the house. then the conservatives won’t vote for it but democrats will all vote for it so then they only need 10% of republicans to pass Amnesty and the virus that will destroy America. so any bill at all will be added the virus . so best thing is for Boner to not let any immigration bill at all come out of the House. that is the only hope . call boner and the members of the House.

Tom Tancredo echos what Michelle Bachmann said.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no bill at all from the House


33 posted on 06/30/2013 3:53:22 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: EternalVigilance

I do not trust Bob Goodlatte .
Is he a Bonehead henchman?


34 posted on 06/30/2013 3:53:54 PM PDT by ncalburt (Amnesty media out in full force)
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To: Jim Robinson

uh... what happened to DOA?


35 posted on 06/30/2013 3:56:02 PM PDT by moovova
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Just a few things in this horrible Amnesty bill.

1. Amnesty for 30 million illegals
2. those 30 million new citizens will be allowed to bring in their extended family members from the 3rd world = 50 million more NEW 3rd world immigrants.
3. Amnesty forever to any 3rd world maggot who claims political asylum (any Muslim). Michelle Bachman said this alone could bring in another 50 million 3rd world immigrants. total count 130 million new democrat voters so they can turn the USA into a socialist state.
4. all these new citizens will have more rights than Americans. a $5000 penalty for employers if they hire An American over an amnestied 3rd world maggot
5. democrats import All these 130 million new democrat voters from the 3rd world so that democrats can turn the USA into a socialist/communist state where they will give all your property and money to these immigrants
6. a massive increase in work visas for many many occupations in many fields ,even professional ones
7. The democrats know if they can destroy liberty in the USA then the rest of the world will follow. this is the plan to destroy liberty in the world and install communism worldwide
8. Massive amounts of $ to community organizations to register these immigrants as democrats
9 .A 1200 page obamacare like bill doling out billions to democrat organizations

There are many more but I don't have time to post them all

what are these Senators thinking voting for 1200 pages of communist evil?

Why aren't we out in the street protesting this bill or at least melting the phone lines?

36 posted on 06/30/2013 4:05:48 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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I believe so.

My sources on the Hill tell me that Boehner is personally whipping this behind the scenes.


37 posted on 06/30/2013 4:06:09 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: ak267

“this will just get gutted in conference and the Amnesty (or some version of it) will get reinserted.

Don’t play with fire GOP”

That’s the key point

Tom Tancredo explains it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no bill at all from the House


38 posted on 06/30/2013 4:08:13 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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Young people in this country are going to lose any real chance at the American Dream. We have been betrayed. What the Republicans are doing now is just for show.

We oldsters are also doomed, but only because we’re old. The young will have to actually live through the consequences.


39 posted on 06/30/2013 4:12:30 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Christie at the beach; All

The only way to kill the bill is for the House to not pass any immigration related bill at all , even if it’s just a “build a fence” bill because it WILL be merged with Senate Amnesty bill.

Tom Tancredo explains this:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no bill at all from the House


40 posted on 06/30/2013 4:12:40 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

They are going to pass it. They’ll get a few meaningless changes in and claim they saved us.

How many does this have to happen before people figure it out?


41 posted on 06/30/2013 4:14:30 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: SaxxonWoods

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo can see it coming: Even if the House passes a perfectly conservative bill to reform the nation’s immigration system, the Senate Gang of Eight will water it down in a conference committee and leave Republicans little choice but to get rolled and vote for a bill they don’t like(amnesty)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036438/posts

call congress . no bill at all from the House


42 posted on 06/30/2013 4:16:41 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Democrat_media

I’m sorry my FRiend. I love Tom, he’s a great guy, even away from politics. And he’s right.

The problem is, the Republican establishment thinks they must pass something, and they will. And it will be very bad, since Democrats will have most of the input on the bill.


43 posted on 06/30/2013 4:20:38 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: SaxxonWoods

Yes it’s a trick. Even many freepers don’t understand this trick that Tom Tancredo and Michelle Bachman are warning about . I’ve tried to explain it. The only thing the House should do is ignore the Senate bill. do not pass anything at all in the House. they don’t have to. if they pass anything then the senate will merge that bill with the Senate Amnesty bill and then Amnesty passes.


44 posted on 06/30/2013 4:27:47 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: SaxxonWoods

Washington, DC, where the Democrats propose to tear down the Washington Monument, and the Republicans respond with a sensible plan to do it in three easy stages. Never fails.


45 posted on 06/30/2013 4:28:54 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance

Again, why do we need to “replace” it?? ENFORCE the laws we have now!!!


46 posted on 06/30/2013 4:30:57 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: EternalVigilance
Very good one. It would be very funny if it weren’t so true.
47 posted on 06/30/2013 4:39:56 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: rolling_stone
The Mexicans, (I haven't heard about all the other nationalities streaming across the borders desires) don't even desire citizenship! They just wanna come in and milk cows for six months to a year and go home and be with their families and enjoy the land they bought with the money!

They don't wanna become Americans! They just want some extra money from doin dirty work that Ameicans are simply too lazy and too proud to do!!! They have no love for this country!!!

They're amazed that these decent jobs that pay fairly well are even open to them!!! They neither want, or need US citizenship. It's just the Democrats that want to cheapen citizenship into nothing but serfdom!!!

And we're letting it happen because we won't teach our kids to work in a dairy farm full time in the summer and part time the rest of the year to help pay for their over-priced education ( and that's another sad tale of woe!)!!!

48 posted on 06/30/2013 4:48:35 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Today, June 26, 2013 is the blasphemous heyday of the Sodomite Gay Bay!!!)
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To: SaxxonWoods

I hear ya.


49 posted on 06/30/2013 5:01:03 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Jim Robinson

There cannot be any Bill put out by the House, the Senate will quickly rewrite it.


50 posted on 06/30/2013 5:03:50 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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