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Boehner Hires Top Tier Immigration Policy Aide (former McCain aide)
TPM ^ | December 3, 2013 | Sahil Kapur

Posted on 12/03/2013 11:22:28 AM PST by xzins

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has hired Rebecca Tallent to work on immigration reform. She is currently the immigration policy director at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

"The Speaker remains hopeful that we can enact step-by-step, common-sense immigration reforms -- the kind of reforms the American people understand and support," said Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner. "Becky Tallent, a well-known expert in this field of public policy, is a great addition to our team and that effort."

According to her BPC bio, Tallent has worked as a policy aide on immigration and energy issues to Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). She has served as chief of staff for McCain's office and senior policy adviser to his 2008 presidential campaign.

The hire is likely to spark speculation about Boehner's plans with regard to immigration reform, which passed the Democratic-led Senate earlier this year but has stalled in the Republican-led House.


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1 posted on 12/03/2013 11:22:29 AM PST by xzins
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To: All

Washington Times describes Tallent as a legalization advocate!

Betrayal?


2 posted on 12/03/2013 11:23:07 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

What could possibly go wrong here?


3 posted on 12/03/2013 11:23:21 AM PST by AU72
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To: xzins

Where’s the FENCE!


4 posted on 12/03/2013 11:23:51 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: xzins
immigration policy director at the Bipartisan Policy Center

Pretty much hiring the other side to help us figure out how to lose.

5 posted on 12/03/2013 11:24:45 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: xzins

This is what lousy politicians do....they hire someone to take the fall when they shaft the American public (even more).


6 posted on 12/03/2013 11:24:59 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: xzins

Office of the Speaker H-232 The Capitol Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-0600



Fax: (202) 225-5117

7 posted on 12/03/2013 11:25:30 AM PST 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
Washington Times: "Boehner hires legalization advocate to advise on immigration"
8 posted on 12/03/2013 11:25:45 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins; All

Is Bohner running again for office?


9 posted on 12/03/2013 11:26:13 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: xzins

No good can come from this.


10 posted on 12/03/2013 11:26:48 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: ColdOne

He appears to be. He has 3 or 4 opponents


11 posted on 12/03/2013 11:27:40 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

This person is an advocate for illegal aliens


12 posted on 12/03/2013 11:27:57 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: xzins

John Boehner should resign in disgrace since that’s what he is. Have another cocktail, rummy.


13 posted on 12/03/2013 11:28:58 AM PST by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: GeronL; onyx; Jim Robinson
“Tallent’s hiring suggests he really does still want to push an amnesty through the House, which to me suggests that the immigration hawks still have their work cut out for them,” said Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, which wants to see a crackdown. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/dec/3/boehner-legalization-advocate-advise-immigration/#ixzz2mRSVL7Hp Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
14 posted on 12/03/2013 11:30:15 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

OK thanks. I thought for sure I read someplace he wasn’t going to . Oh well buh bye Bohner if you do this.


15 posted on 12/03/2013 11:31:41 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: xzins

Yes step by step betrayal til all illegals get to stay and no additional border security.


16 posted on 12/03/2013 11:32:19 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ColdOne

Boehner said he was running for “Speaker” again.

So your memory was sort of correct.


17 posted on 12/03/2013 11:32:48 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: ColdOne

CORRECTION:

Boehner said he was NOT running for “Speaker” again.

So your memory was sort of correct.


18 posted on 12/03/2013 11:33:36 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

Let me guess - her expertise is in fence-building? :-)


19 posted on 12/03/2013 11:33:42 AM PST by plain talk
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To: onyx

BOHICA.


20 posted on 12/03/2013 11:34:32 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Georgia Girl 2; onyx

Exactly.

And Worse than that, in my opinion....

Boehner is trying to help Obama get ObamaCare off the front page by starting a war over immigration.

Let’s show them conservatives can walk AND chew gum at the same time.


21 posted on 12/03/2013 11:34:58 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
Gee *boner*, thanks again you corrupt bastard!!
22 posted on 12/03/2013 11:36:55 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: xzins

can we all not see how this will pan out?


23 posted on 12/03/2013 11:38:34 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: xzins
Swell. Another McCain recommended expert like O'Bagy, the fake Ph.D. foreign policy expert. Remember, O'Bagy was brought in to write a shill report as cover for the Syrian invasion that McCain coveted. Tallent would seem to be a similar tool to give cover for what they want to do anyway.

Boehner's got to go. Support Eric Gurr to oust John Boehner in OH-8

Also, press your Representative to NOT support Boehner for Speaker.

24 posted on 12/03/2013 11:38:50 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Black Agnes

Yep.

Here it comes again.

The STUPID PARTY in action.


25 posted on 12/03/2013 11:39:13 AM PST 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: xzins

Thanks that is what I heard.


26 posted on 12/03/2013 11:39:44 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: onyx

Not stupid IMHO. Just the ‘other’ EVIL party in action.


27 posted on 12/03/2013 11:39:57 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: All

between December 19-23 these bastards will push amnesty through when no one is watching ...F them all, especially that ultimate POS Paul Ryan ....


28 posted on 12/03/2013 11:40:27 AM PST by thestob (Paul Ryan is determined to destroy this country)
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To: All

https://twitter.com/beckytallent

Bipartisan Policy
@BPC_Bipartisan
The Bipartisan Policy Center is a think tank founded by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole & George Mitchell.

Washington, DC · bipartisanpolicy.org

https://twitter.com/beckytallent


29 posted on 12/03/2013 11:40:47 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: xzins; Georgia Girl 2; Black Agnes

Idiocy and full throttle traitors.

Such a STUPID idea to instantly make millions of new VOTING democrats.


30 posted on 12/03/2013 11:41:41 AM PST 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: Black Agnes

Yes, EVIL.


31 posted on 12/03/2013 11:42:09 AM PST 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: onyx; Georgia Girl 2; Black Agnes

Democratic voters that lead everyone to serf level living.

This is an attack on jobs and wages. They are pushing for desperate people working at ultra low wages.

It’s an attack on YOUR job and YOUR wage.

America...WAKE UP!


32 posted on 12/03/2013 11:43:53 AM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
B T T T ! ! ! ©

33 posted on 12/03/2013 11:44:33 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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34 posted on 12/03/2013 11:47:17 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: xzins
Boehner is once again discussing Terms Of Surrender to the DEMs. The only consistency within GOP Leadership these days it seems is giving up or selling out. I guess the question now is how much did he sell us out for?
35 posted on 12/03/2013 11:51:35 AM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: ColdOne

Doubtful.


36 posted on 12/03/2013 12:48:52 PM PST by RKBA Democrat ( There is no worst president but owebama, and valerie jarrett is his prophet.)
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To: xzins
Betrayal?

The GOP has always been set against our interests so technically its not a betrayal.

37 posted on 12/03/2013 12:53:45 PM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: xzins; All

She was the author of the McCain-Kennedy Amnesty Bill in 2005.


38 posted on 12/03/2013 1:15:35 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: xzins
Excuse me, but we're already being forced to cover the health care costs of millions of American freeloaders. How could they possibly talk about adding millions more? Who going to pay for them? Who's going to pay to house them? Feed them? Educate them? Pay for their obomaphones? Their computers and net access? Who's going to buy their microwaves and air conditioners? Their designer clothes from the local mall? Who's going to give them their free entertainment allowance?

The Republicrats (RINOs and Marxists) use us as slaves to further their own lives of power and privilege. They don't treat us tax payers as humans anymore. When they look at us, all they see are dollar signs.

39 posted on 12/03/2013 1:53:55 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: xzins

immigration reform = IMMIGRATION SURRENDER


40 posted on 12/03/2013 1:58:42 PM PST by TomasUSMC
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
The GOP has always been set against our interests so technically its not a betrayal.

Last poll I saw ...immigration was about as popular as obomacare. Americans didn't want it.

Washington is out of control. It's gotten way too big. It's now blatantly working against the wishes of the American people. The politicians are setting themselves up to be kings.

Starve the beast! We can live without Washington's money, but Washington can't live without ours. Please, stop buying in protest.

41 posted on 12/03/2013 2:01:48 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: xzins; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

42 posted on 12/03/2013 2:19:46 PM PST by HiJinx (Dayton, OH - home of the Wright Brothers and NCR)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

All three of these listed on the wanted poster are among the worst ever to place an “R” after their name. All utter failures; but why is Lindsey Graham being left off the poster?


43 posted on 12/03/2013 3:52:20 PM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: cva66snipe

Not matter what is price might be, people in OH are Stuck on Stupid (Boehner).


44 posted on 12/03/2013 3:53:29 PM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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Rand Paul's immigration speech
...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg] [but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]

45 posted on 12/03/2013 4:04:21 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Theodore R.

Not my poster. I stole it.


46 posted on 12/03/2013 4:52:56 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Theodore R.
Not matter what is price might be, people in OH are Stuck on Stupid (Boehner).

Same in Tennessee with Alexander and Corker. We have some great congressmen but two pathetic very Liberal Republican U.S. senators.

47 posted on 12/03/2013 8:01:34 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Exactly.


48 posted on 12/03/2013 8:08:52 PM PST by Dante3
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To: xzins
Washington Times describes Tallent as a legalization advocate! Betrayal?

Of course.

What did you expect after all the Boehner diversions and evasions on Obamacare for the last three years?

The Tea Party handed Boehner the Speaker's gavel, and he promptly planted it up our rectums.

He's got to get this done and make sure Obamacare sticks, long enough anyway to kill off employer-paid healthcare. That's what the Business Roundtable / Chamber types pay him to do.

Cheap, wage-breaking labor at all pay grades, and the death of employer-paid health plans. That's what they're about, before all else.

49 posted on 12/04/2013 12:18:38 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: xzins

What Conatitution, what law? They make it whatever they want it to be.

Politicians and especially carreer politician and career welfare recipients have a common cause. They love each other and laugh at us.


50 posted on 12/04/2013 10:00:51 AM PST by lavaroise
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