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Priebus: GOP Not Divided Over Immigration Reform
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 02 Aug 2013 | Todd Beamon and Kathleen Walter

Posted on 08/18/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

Contrary to news reports, comprehensive immigration reform is not splintering the Republican Party, Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, tells Newsmax TV.

"It's bizarre. I don't find it to be dividing the party," Priebus tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview. "What you have is a consensus in the party that we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it."
He notes how the issue has brought together members of the party with such divergent views as Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; immigration; invasion

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1 posted on 08/18/2013 7:55:58 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie; VinL; ex-snook; sport; INVAR; ejonesie22; PieterCasparzen; Colonel_Flagg; Washi; ...

The real Reince Priebus Ping!


2 posted on 08/18/2013 7:57:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie
"What you have is a consensus in the party that we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it."

Everyone except the base. "Blather, Reince, Repeat" forgot about us. As usual.

3 posted on 08/18/2013 8:01:25 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Instead of doing the right thing, Reince Priebus is only too happy to throw out distractions like attacking NBC and CNN over their Clinton Mini-series while pushing Amnesty for Illegal Aliens.

Just another GOP-E Traitor!


4 posted on 08/18/2013 8:02:13 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

He should take his fingers out of his ears.


5 posted on 08/18/2013 8:03:14 PM PDT by Ray76 (Common sense immigration reform: Enforce Existing Law)
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To: SoConPubbie
Correct > the entire gop are gutless appeasing surrender monkeys.

/ well deserved broad brush

6 posted on 08/18/2013 8:04:26 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: SoConPubbie

Rancid Prius, the RNC Clown, calls the down up and the up down.


7 posted on 08/18/2013 8:04:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Rancid Prius, the RNC Clown, calls the down up and the up down.


8 posted on 08/18/2013 8:04:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

It depends on what the meaning of “is” is.


9 posted on 08/18/2013 8:05:00 PM PDT by kabar
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To: SoConPubbie

The People: "Reform?
HOW ABOUT ENFORCING THE LAW and CONSTITUTION for once???

Undocumented Tyrant's GunWalking AG (and hero of al Qaeda):
"Screw you, cracker. Your audit is coming
and your entire family will be denied healthcare, too."

10 posted on 08/18/2013 8:07:14 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SoConPubbie

Çonservatives are from Mars. Rince is from Venus.


11 posted on 08/18/2013 8:08:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Shouldn’t that read, “GOP not divided over capitulating to law breakers after generations of refusing to uphold the rule of law?”


12 posted on 08/18/2013 8:13:19 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Vlad the Impaler had no path to citizenship.


13 posted on 08/18/2013 8:15:12 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama does not know how bad he really is.)
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To: SoConPubbie

This jerkoff should have resigned in disgrace the day after the communist was reelected.

Instead, the head of the blue blood country club faction of the Washingtonians is wagging the dog talking about a goddamned HILLARY! tv show while conspiring to legalize 11 million illegal alien criminal invaders to further decrease American wages and fatten the bottom line of his disgusting fellow RNC minions and their greedy pulled back wives

The day of reckoning for the political class in DC is coming, the States will take matters into their own hands soon and adopt Amendments to dismantle the federal apparatus and establish term limits.


14 posted on 08/18/2013 8:18:29 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: SoConPubbie

‘...we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it.”

We’v needed “immigration reform” for 30 years, no one did a thing. Now Obama says we need it, and everyone suddenly agrees?


15 posted on 08/18/2013 8:32:33 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Mr. President, can you hear a special prosecutor now?)
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To: tumblindice

This Priebus guy must be spending lots of time on Venus lately.


16 posted on 08/18/2013 8:37:50 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: SoConPubbie
I wonder what Rand Paul got in return for lending his name to the stupidity? Pre-approval from the GOP-e to be a presidential candidate??

Rinse Prefuse is doing the "Baghdad Bob" liberal propaganda lies to fool the uninformed.

17 posted on 08/18/2013 8:42:50 PM PDT by Moorings
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To: SoConPubbie

Yeah, but the GOP is divided on existing by the next election or not. Right now, with RINOs I’m leaning towards NOT.


18 posted on 08/18/2013 8:44:07 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SoConPubbie
I've explained it all in this brochure:
The Tao of Republican Orthodoxy
[Direct Link]
19 posted on 08/18/2013 8:45:07 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

He sounds like Pauline Kael. It’s embarrassing to feel any connection at all to GOP-E homos as feckless as Prince Rince.


20 posted on 08/18/2013 8:47:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

He sounds like Pauline Kael. It’s embarrassing to feel any connection at all to GOP-E homos as feckless as Prince Rince.


21 posted on 08/18/2013 8:54:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Ray76
He should take his fingers out of his ears.

And his head out of Obama's ass.

22 posted on 08/18/2013 8:58:51 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: SoConPubbie

The division over immigration reform isn’t between Republican politicians, its between Republican voters and Republican politicians.


23 posted on 08/18/2013 9:05:55 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: SoConPubbie

Don’t be fooled by Priebus’s tricks, he is trying to divert attention from the amnesty cave and the caves on taxes already agreed to under Boehner’s leadership in the House and other caves on spending to come in the future.

This is also a distraction from the failure of Republicans in Congress to take the lead in defunding Obamacare, instead of making emotional speeches against it promising to do something after the next election.


24 posted on 08/18/2013 9:15:20 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: SoConPubbie

The letters “B” and “S” come to mind.


25 posted on 08/18/2013 9:31:31 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: SoConPubbie

The letters “B” and “S” come to mind.


26 posted on 08/18/2013 9:31:40 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: SoConPubbie
"It's bizarre. I don't find it to be dividing the party," Priebus tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview. "What you have is a consensus in the party that we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it."

"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it."

- Adolf Hitler

27 posted on 08/18/2013 9:36:53 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can have socialism or you can have America. You can't have both. Pick one.)
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To: SoConPubbie
"What you have is a consensus in the party that we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it."

Mister Priebus is choosing to ignore the consensus within our party, which is that we DO NOT WANT AMNESTY for ILLEGAL ALIENS!

Furthermore, we do not especially like being ignored, mis-represented, and thought to be fools because Priebus somehow thinks he knows better than we just what is good for the GOP and our fine Country.

Job one?

Replace Priebus!

28 posted on 08/18/2013 9:37:08 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: SoConPubbie

The GOP leaders, and I use the word “leaders” lightly, just cannot surrender the country to the Democratic Socialist Party fast enough.


29 posted on 08/18/2013 9:38:15 PM PDT by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

The letters g...o...p...e and r...i...n...o... come to mind.


30 posted on 08/18/2013 9:40:14 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Men are from Mars, Priebus is from Uranus.


31 posted on 08/18/2013 9:41:17 PM PDT by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: SoConPubbie

As different as Rand Paul and Lindsay Graham? Is that a joke?

Rand Paul is, like many libertarians, completely delusional about the appeal of small government conservatism to non-white groups. It’s disappointing because Paul has at times expressed conservative views on immigration, but now seems to be towing the libertarian line.

Graham is a scum bag who went before a bunch of leftwing professional ethnic grievance hustlers (La Raza was it???) and basically said anyone who doesn’t support amnesty and never ending mass immigration is a ‘bigot.’ It’s not enough for him to hold liberal views on immigration, but he also has to adopt the Left’s vile rhetoric and debate tactics.

Yet to this clown Priebus, these two proponents of unending mass immigration represent diverging views on immigration.

Alleged public support for comprehensive immigration reform of the Schumer-Rubio type is built on lies and omissions. They lie and say it will end illegal immigration and that tough enforcement will be a part of the deal. And they omit and hide the fact that the bill would massively increase legal immigration, and allow criminal illegal aliens to be legalized too.

That Priebus is a lying clown should come as no surprise after he called ‘self deportation’ a horrific phrase. All self deportation consists of after all is actually enforcing exiting laws, and passing new laws to make it harder for illegals to work and use public services. And now the GOP can’t even support that?


32 posted on 08/18/2013 9:51:03 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: SoConPubbie

As different as Rand Paul and Lindsay Graham? Is that a joke?

Rand Paul is, like many libertarians, completely delusional about the appeal of small government conservatism to non-white groups. It’s disappointing because Paul has at times expressed conservative views on immigration, but now seems to be towing the libertarian line.

Graham is a scum bag who went before a bunch of leftwing professional ethnic grievance hustlers (La Raza was it???) and basically said anyone who doesn’t support amnesty and never ending mass immigration is a ‘bigot.’ It’s not enough for him to hold liberal views on immigration, but he also has to adopt the Left’s vile rhetoric and debate tactics.

Yet to this clown Priebus, these two proponents of unending mass immigration represent diverging views on immigration.

Alleged public support for comprehensive immigration reform of the Schumer-Rubio type is built on lies and omissions. They lie and say it will end illegal immigration and that tough enforcement will be a part of the deal. And they omit and hide the fact that the bill would massively increase legal immigration, and allow criminal illegal aliens to be legalized too.

That Priebus is a lying clown should come as no surprise after he called ‘self deportation’ a horrific phrase. All self deportation consists of after all is actually enforcing exiting laws, and passing new laws to make it harder for illegals to work and use public services. And now the GOP can’t even support that?


33 posted on 08/18/2013 9:51:08 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: SoConPubbie

As different as Rand Paul and Lindsay Graham? Is that a joke?

Rand Paul is, like many libertarians, completely delusional about the appeal of small government conservatism to non-white groups. It’s disappointing because Paul has at times expressed conservative views on immigration, but now seems to be towing the libertarian line.

Graham is a scum bag who went before a bunch of leftwing professional ethnic grievance hustlers (La Raza was it???) and basically said anyone who doesn’t support amnesty and never ending mass immigration is a ‘bigot.’ It’s not enough for him to hold liberal views on immigration, but he also has to adopt the Left’s vile rhetoric and debate tactics.

Yet to this clown Priebus, these two proponents of unending mass immigration represent diverging views on immigration.

Alleged public support for comprehensive immigration reform of the Schumer-Rubio type is built on lies and omissions. They lie and say it will end illegal immigration and that tough enforcement will be a part of the deal. And they omit and hide the fact that the bill would massively increase legal immigration, and allow criminal illegal aliens to be legalized too.

That Priebus is a lying clown should come as no surprise after he called ‘self deportation’ a horrific phrase. All self deportation consists of after all is actually enforcing exiting laws, and passing new laws to make it harder for illegals to work and use public services. And now the GOP can’t even support that?


34 posted on 08/18/2013 9:51:12 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: SoConPubbie
Yeah Reince, that brick wall you and the GOP-E are headed into is just a mirage, yeah, that's the ticket.
35 posted on 08/18/2013 9:58:32 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: Aetius

To say what he said, you either have to be completely ignorant of what rank and file Republicans think, or a world class liar. One or the other. Let me put it this way, I don’t think the man is ignorant.


36 posted on 08/18/2013 10:04:00 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can have socialism or you can have America. You can't have both. Pick one.)
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To: Admin Moderator; Jim Robinson

Can we get this put in Breaking News to counter the “Look Over There” Distraction article “Priebus Hits a Home Run” that is already in Breaking News?


37 posted on 08/18/2013 10:33:39 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

. “What you have is a consensus in the party that we need immigration reform, and everyone agrees on it”

.” Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled” Michael Crichton


38 posted on 08/18/2013 10:58:50 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: SoConPubbie

Constituents Unload on Immigration at Lynn Jenkins Town Hall

A standing-room-only crowd of about 100 people at a town hall forum hosted by House GOP conference vice chair Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Wednesday overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to amnesty, or any pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants in America, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/08/14/Constituents-unload-on-immigration-at-Lynn-Jenkins-at-Kansas-town-hall


39 posted on 08/18/2013 11:13:15 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can have socialism or you can have America. You can't have both. Pick one.)
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To: Cyman

Is that Crichton quote from State of Fear?

Gotta wonder if the powers-that-be offed him for his severe disparagement of the greenies and the hollyweenies in that book.

Foreshadowing Breitbart.


40 posted on 08/18/2013 11:26:39 PM PDT by Vision Thing
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To: SoConPubbie

Tell me again why we should just hold our noses and vote for the “R”? See my tagline...


41 posted on 08/19/2013 3:53:46 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: SoConPubbie
Don't forget this little tidbit:

Reince Priebus: Self-deportation lines ‘horrific’

42 posted on 08/19/2013 4:15:07 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SoConPubbie
Rancid Prius and the RNC must be snorting some prime dope! This guy is delusional, but that comes when you live inside the DC Beltway. Somebody needs to do an intervention for this person's own good.
43 posted on 08/19/2013 4:27:04 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: SoConPubbie

Doesn’t matter anymore. I am a recovering former GOP now a full fledged Christian Conservative and I don’t vote except for like minded canidates. The Lesser of evils is still evil and the RINOS of Preibus and company no longer are my concern. I believe the Republic has passed the tipping point and it is on a death spiral.
Freegards
LEX


44 posted on 08/19/2013 5:08:26 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: SoConPubbie

Doesn’t matter anymore. I am a recovering former GOP now a full fledged Christian Conservative and I don’t vote except for like minded canidates. The Lesser of evils is still evil and the RINOS of Preibus and company no longer are my concern. I believe the Republic has passed the tipping point and it is on a death spiral.
Freegards
LEX


45 posted on 08/19/2013 5:08:40 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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