Skip to comments.Boehner’s New Immigration Policy Director Has Deep Experience on Overhaul Efforts
Posted on 12/03/2013 1:26:42 PM PST by jimbo123
Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, is taking on a new and formidable immigration policy director, a sign that he could be more serious about passing immigration legislation than his critics suggest.
Rebecca Tallent, who currently serves as director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, will join Boehners staff on Wednesday. Before joining the BPC, Tallent held several senior staff positions with Sen. John McCain, including chief of staff.
During her time with McCain, she helped the Arizona Republican draft a handful of immigration overhaul measures, including the last big push McCain made with the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy
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Alternatively she and all the related Rheteric could be a smoke-screen to keep Hispanics from coming out in 2014 to vote as they did in 2012.
Time will tell.
Fire Boehner and hire Alan West.
That means that boener has crossed over to the enemy.
This is not news. It happened many years ago. But don’t let him know, that we know. He will start crying...
Just yesterday, the Chamber of Amnesty, whoops, I mean the Chamber of Commerce, publicly promised to support McConnell against any Republican challenger.
And, in case Freepers haven't noticed, Boehner and McConnell still have no coherent national strategy to repeal ObamaCare, or to replace it.
Their current strategy on ObamaCare is, “Do nothing, then Americans will vote for Republicans, and the MSM will not attack us.”
Note, no money for Cuccinelli either.
Well at least we know where McLame got his nutty ideas.
Anyone what to bet she used to work for Reid?
“That means that boener has crossed over to the enemy.”
LOL, that happened a long time ago.
But don’t worry. If this woman used to work for McNuts she is probably a dumbass.
Unfortunately, the Democrats are WAY ahead of us on that thinking.
The success of the Tea Party “Revolution” in the 2010 election was, to a great extent, enabled by shockingly low turnout by Blacks and Hispanics.
In December 2012, just weeks after Obama was reelected, the Democrat Party established a state headquarters in Texas which will totally focus for two years on turning out the Hispanic vote in 2014.
yeah, but has he ever overhauled a BMW airhead or an automatic transmission or Chrysler small block? I didn’t think so...
Romneycare with a mandate for everyone to buy insurance is probably their endgame, keeping children on insurance till 26, pre existing conditions. They will relieve private insurers of some burdens of coverage.
They would do that if they had power, which is not the real solution of rolling back Obamacare 100 percent.
Rebecca Tallent is the director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). Prior to joining BPC, Tallent served as chief of staff for Senator John McCains office. She returned to Washington, D.C. via Arizona where she previously worked as McCains state director after serving as legislative director in his Capitol Hill office.
Tallent started her career on Capitol Hill in McCains office in 2001. In 2003, she moved to the House of Representatives to work for Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ) where she focused on several legislative policy areas including immigration, energy, transportation, agriculture and public land use. Upon leaving Kolbes office, Tallent returned to McCains office in the summer of 2005 and continued her work on immigration and environmental policy, helping to draft several comprehensive immigration reform bills including the Border Security and Immigration Improvement Act in the 108th Congress, the Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act in the 109th Congress, and the STRIVE Act and Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 in the 110th Congress. Tallent also served as a senior policy advisor on the McCain-Palin presidential campaign and traveling domestic policy advisor for Governor Sarah Palin.
...and hire Alan West....
That would be wonderful!
Rand Paul's immigration speech...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]
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.
Looks llike Rebecca’s “Tallent” was not enough to get McCain elected president nor to get his immigration reform passed.
Where I come from, this is called “failure”. Where the GOP comes from, it is called “perpetual employment”.
There is a difference. You know it, I know it, but do the Republicans know it? That is the question which will determine whether America wins or loses in 2014.
Everything else is academic and irrelevent.
12 million more dem voters....more like 30 million. Rand’ s pimps called last week looking for money. I said I’d be glad to give some when he stops advocating for the illegal invaders.
Reform without enforcement is nothing but amnesty. Show us you are serious about getting rid of the millions of illegals and THEN we’ll talk about reform.
I want to know the ratio of calls Mitch and Rand got during the Senate Amnesty discussion.
I dont see how they could have got any more than 10% positive calls. I can imagine the working class blacks and whites of Kentucky are super impressed at more cheap labor. Another aspect that is frustrating. As a mainline liberal Democrat candidate Alison Grimes will be totally clueless on border security and would probably support amnesty. Yet McConnell is not attacking her on these issues.
If only we could do it.
No money. No voting. Ever. Again.
There, fixed it.
This is a Soros deal manned by Obama campaign staffers and paid for by the Infamous Jew-Hunter.
It's the sequel to the Colorado project and, if successful, will give the 'Rats the White House for the next 200 years.
I did not know that Soros was involved.
When I first read it, all I could think of was hundreds of buses pulling up to Early Voting locations.
How do Republicans counter this tactic?
In terms of temperament, I just can't see thousands of Conservatives climbing into buses.
I would actually be too embarrassed to do that, not that it matters since we vote by mail here in Washington state.
OH people require liberalism in their lawmakers, but a man named Jim Jordan has defied the odds with the Buckeyes. It’s amazing he survives in office.
People in KY just don’t understand how immigration impacts them adversely. All they know is rhetoric of a “melting pot” and “give me your tired, your poor”, etc. And they recognize familiar names up to a point.
Most in Kentucky have no idea of where Rand and McC stand on anything really. I don’t think senatorial voting records are widely reported much anywhere any more, and one must search for them. KY people stick with familiar names.
I really hope the people in his district in Ohio are paying attention...Somehow I am not going to hold my breath...
I don’t think those voters have the guts to show this shlup to the street...
Seeings how he is very sensitive, and cries a lot...
I would love to be proven wrong and see this guy become the “former” speaker of the House of Representatives...
Its gonna happen either way...
“In terms of temperament, I just can’t see thousands of Conservatives climbing into buses.”
Well, when they are herded into cattle cars, it is pretty much too late at that point...
The democrats behind closed doors are shreaking at Boehner to not let immigration be another purely demoratocare.
America and hell are going to have housing shortage issues.
RE: “Well, when they are herded into cattle cars, it is pretty much too late at that point...”
A valid point.
Of course, the Democrats will have to solve their Second Amendment problem before they decide how they want their Conservative steaks cooked.
We should send a rino to Mexico for every one of the we take in.
Fire Boehner and hire Alan West.
Now that’s something i can agree with !
Boehner is finished politically, anyway.
Deep experience , eh? Deep experience betraying the People of America, selling the nation down the tubes to accept illegal aliens who have little or no interest in the duties of a US citizen.
Hoodwinking RINO a$$hats. They will not have any conservatives voting for that in the next election, and the RINO a$$hats will lose again to the left. And why should we conservatives turn out and vote for THAT? Eff them. Let them ruin the nation , things will have to get a whole lot worse before these idiot RINOs wake up.
The fix is in. As long as big and small business with big bucks wants it, it's gonna happen. Plurality means nothing unless it's a plurality of dollars.