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With Anger Building, Boehner Puts the Brakes on Amnesty
Breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 2-6-2014 | Matthew Boyle & Jonathan Strong

Posted on 02/06/2014 10:04:06 AM PST by servo1969

In an abrupt switch from his months of work to bring immigration reform back from life support, Speaker John Boehner told reporters today that the issue cannot move forward until President Obama proves he can be a trustworthy partner to implement the law as written.

“There's widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws. And it's going to be difficult to move any immigration legislation until that changes,” Boehner said.

The change in tack comes after rank-and-file members pushed hard against action on the issue this year when immigration “principles” when unveiled at a retreat last week and top immigration hawks had begun to discuss how they could thwart Boehner in his march to bring the issue to the floor.

In the hours before Boehner made his surprise announcement, lawmakers and aides had told Breitbart News that early discussions had begun about whether to force a special leadership election in the event Boehner moved forward with immigration legislation.

“It’s going to require blood if this happens,” one GOP member said.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; boehner; boehneramnesty; elections; fireboehner; immigration; obama; teaparty; teapartyrebellion
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1 posted on 02/06/2014 10:04:06 AM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969
that the issue cannot move forward until President Obama proves he can be a trustworthy partner to implement the law as written.

Well, I guess the unicorns have spoken.

2 posted on 02/06/2014 10:05:05 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: servo1969

I don’t know what is going on but the Wall Street Journal offices are CLOSED today?


3 posted on 02/06/2014 10:05:22 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: servo1969

He responds to pressure from grass roots. Good. Put on more.


4 posted on 02/06/2014 10:05:52 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: servo1969

Anger building?

We’ve been furious since he announced his plans, so how exactly is it that anger could build?

After months or years, this jackass finally heard us on this one issue.

Heaven only knows how many centuries it would take him to hear us on all the others.

Retire this..., well never-mind.


5 posted on 02/06/2014 10:06:51 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: servo1969

Bloody jackass idiot. And this surprises him, after the last ten times he tried it? Whether he drops it or not, a lot of damage has been done. Which, I suppose, was his purpose.


6 posted on 02/06/2014 10:06:55 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: servo1969

Brakes?

Was the vehicle ever moving or was it all just talk?


7 posted on 02/06/2014 10:07:48 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: servo1969

Who runs Bartertown, Boehner?


8 posted on 02/06/2014 10:08:16 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: servo1969

Good. Perhaps the Tea Party is calling the shots. Now let’s nominate Ted Cruz as our candidate.


9 posted on 02/06/2014 10:08:17 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: servo1969
"if 0'Sh¡t was.."
*HIC!/HIC!* Boner, in CYA mode..
pour him another (and another..etc.) drink.

10 posted on 02/06/2014 10:09:51 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: servo1969

‘In an abrupt switch from his months of work to bring immigration...’

This is propaganda pure and simple. He’s done no such thing. This is a ‘quiet’ time while he and the dems figure out how to ram it thru under the cover of darkness on a w/e or holiday and how to keep it under wraps until then.


11 posted on 02/06/2014 10:10:17 AM PST by 556x45
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To: servo1969

Boehner is desparate to save his job or rather the humiliation of getting kicked out by his own party.

Freepers should be proud of the role we have played in this attempted power play by the Vichy Republicans


12 posted on 02/06/2014 10:10:42 AM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: servo1969

Sure the brakes are on. Just like the light bulb ban, when people learned about it and made noise, the ban was rescinded, ten guess what! It was put back in when nobody was looking.

Expect the same with amnesty for criminals.


13 posted on 02/06/2014 10:10:46 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Eleutheria5

I still don’t believe him. I think he’s saying what he has to say for public consumption, but these “representatives” don’t represent anyone except the lobbyists who fatten their bank accounts. I don’t doubt for a minute that behind the scenes, they’ll still be weaseling ways to push this down America’s throat. They saw the ‘rats get away with it with CommieCare, now they know it can be done, especially since both sides in DC want it.


14 posted on 02/06/2014 10:10:55 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: servo1969

““There’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws. And it’s going to be difficult to move any immigration legislation until that changes,” Boehner said.”

He still doesn’t get it. The statement above is true in general about anything involving Obama but is NOT the reason we should oppose amnesty. Obama picks up phone and calls Boehner and says he “promises” he will enforce the law and then this all goes away and amnesty is on again. :-)


15 posted on 02/06/2014 10:13:07 AM PST by plain talk
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To: servo1969
The Obama Administration and the Democratic party are self imolating over Obamacare, and the GOP decided it was a good time to bring up immigration reform again?

All Obamacare all the time - will lead to major gains in the House and winning back the Senate.

Kill the lame duck before it heals.

16 posted on 02/06/2014 10:13:59 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: DBrow

Exactly. They haven’t stopped pushing this for decades now, they want it bad, and their backers are losing patience, considering all the money they’ve forked out over the years to get it. The incumbents don’t need to care if they ever get the majority or the White House again, as long as they keep their own jobs. Which, looking at the likes of McCain and Lindsey Graham, they seem to be able to do just fine.


17 posted on 02/06/2014 10:14:32 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: servo1969

I wonder if the evil Tea Party people made Boehner cry?


18 posted on 02/06/2014 10:14:38 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: servo1969

John “the Weathervane” Boehner.


19 posted on 02/06/2014 10:15:19 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: servo1969

He’s a lyin.


20 posted on 02/06/2014 10:16:38 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: servo1969
...the issue cannot move forward until President Obama proves he can be a trustworthy partner to implement the law as written..

So then, he's saying the issue cannot move forward as long as Obama is president, right?

21 posted on 02/06/2014 10:16:59 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Cowboy Bob

I hope so.


22 posted on 02/06/2014 10:17:32 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: DoughtyOne
Do you trust this ass-clown? I`d lay odds he`s planning something! Some end run around us, watch this crybaby eunuch, watch him like a hawk.
23 posted on 02/06/2014 10:19:05 AM PST by nomad
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To: servo1969
I despise the games....
..and it's all a game!
24 posted on 02/06/2014 10:21:52 AM PST by Guenevere
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To: servo1969
I don't hear the brakes being applied here, just the pressure on the accelerator being reduced slightly to keep the cops from pulling the speeding car over. The acclerator will be punched once the coast is clear, though.
25 posted on 02/06/2014 10:22:26 AM PST by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: servo1969

Don’t trust Soetoro or Bonor to do the right thing.


26 posted on 02/06/2014 10:22:54 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: nomad

I agree.


27 posted on 02/06/2014 10:24:06 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I don’t trust that he’s dropped it, and if he really has he’s demonstrated enough poor judgment here to warrant him resigning the speakership.

If he doesn’t then he should be ousted.

Quisling. Really the only way to put it. In his perfect world he’d have waved a wand and wiped us out for good. Why leave that in charge?


28 posted on 02/06/2014 10:24:54 AM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: mrsmel
*wondering*
..can the House of Representatives, censure a SotH?
or is it "replace, during the session" of the prep only.

29 posted on 02/06/2014 10:25:06 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: WayneS

I would love to see Ted Cruz and other (true) Republicans to come out and say “I oppose immigration reform. I support Americans first!”

Oppose ObamaCare and oppose Amnesty. Support the American worker who will be hurt by both.


30 posted on 02/06/2014 10:25:52 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: servo1969
Until this slushy weasel fires Rebecca Tallent, I'm not believing a word of this.

Now we have to watch every damned amendment to raise the squeal in time.

31 posted on 02/06/2014 10:26:36 AM PST by Carry_Okie (0-Care IS Medicaid; they'll pull a sheet over your head and take everything you own to pay for it.)
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To: servo1969

Rush had mentioned that the Grammy performances and social messages were designed to insult and mock their audience... I really feel that Republicans) are insulting and mocking Conservatives (their base) on purpose. I just don’t know why.


32 posted on 02/06/2014 10:27:23 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: RinaseaofDs

I agree. Taking the headline for what it was, I agreed, but you folks are right to push the issue. One never knows with this guy. Just when you think it’s safe, he pops his head up to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.


33 posted on 02/06/2014 10:27:36 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: freekitty
"He’s a lyin."

You Betcha...he will soon claim he was taken out of context, he's been learning at the feet of obama.

34 posted on 02/06/2014 10:27:41 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: servo1969

Riiiiight. More kabuki theater. I don’t trust any of them.


35 posted on 02/06/2014 10:27:59 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

But by definition Obama is NOT a trustworthy partner. What does Boehner expect to certify a change? Obama saying so? Crossing his heart and hoping to die?

The bottom line is neither Boehner nor anyone should trust their political opponents to change over to their ideology. It is simply not going to happen. In the case of Clinton after 1994, he didn’t have the votes so he coppormised a tiny bit. In today’s case, it is both Obama and Harry Reid that call the shots and has to be trusted. No way that is going to turn out good.

A damn stupid idea BEFORE the elections, John. Wait until we take out Reid.

Oh, wait, you WANTED amnesty!!! Not sorry YOU lost that fight.


36 posted on 02/06/2014 10:28:50 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: servo1969

Boehner realized his position as Speaker was about to be up so he decided to get smart. He had no support because both conservatives who are defending the country from traitorous perfidy and lib RINOs who don’t want to lose their jobs this election year were ready to vote him out.

He realized he can always bring amnesty up after the election. No point in giving conservatives tons of ammunition and getting other lib RINOs into trouble before the election. Better to bring up amnesty in a lame duck session after the RINOs have been voted out and have no office left to lose by voting their true lib beliefs.


37 posted on 02/06/2014 10:29:25 AM PST by Waryone
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To: VRWC For Truth

He is doing the “right thing”....wasting time

Thats his job

Oh and provide a pityfull example of white male weakness.

for the world.........to laugh at.


38 posted on 02/06/2014 10:30:02 AM PST by Therapsid
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To: servo1969
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39 posted on 02/06/2014 10:30:05 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: servo1969

until President Obama proves he can be a trustworthy partner

ahahahahah

AHAHAHAHAHAHA

excuse me now as I try to me regain what little composure I may still be capable of.

when DONKEYS FLY...cou;d oba,a PROVE anyting of a positive nature

a trustworthy purveyor of tyranny INDEED

a trustworthy partner?...not to anyone posessing a Moral Compass.

given obamas “carrying out” of the ACA..ObamaScare..the likelihood that strikes me is that Boehners bright enough to know that narry cant RESIST fiddling with the law to meed his NEEDS and Goals.

2 cents/>


40 posted on 02/06/2014 10:30:37 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: DoughtyOne
Boehner is on the right track with this: "At the press conference where he made his surprise announcement, Boehner said Obama has exacerbated the distrust on the issue with his recent vows to act with or without Congress."

Who can trust Obama about anything as he has shown his willingness to break Constitutional Law and lie about what he said when there are YouTube videos with him saying what he said he wasn't saying......Obama is a Liar...Period.

41 posted on 02/06/2014 10:31:45 AM PST by yoe
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To: dead

Boehner/McConnell do not want major gains in the GOP House and Senate; this year, or any other year for that matter. They brought up the amnesty issue on purpose. Why? Why do they always play to lose? Does Barry have the goods on them?


42 posted on 02/06/2014 10:36:52 AM PST by golas1964
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To: servo1969

Obama cannot be trusted to implement the laws as given. Come on BoneHead file articles of Impeachment. Bonehead has no spine and is a emasculated male. He is no better than a spineless jelly fish or an amoeba that changes it shape whenever pressure is applied.


43 posted on 02/06/2014 10:37:35 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: mrsmel

More pressure. More pressure. More pressure. They want to be reelected. That’s the only hold the public has on them.


44 posted on 02/06/2014 10:38:42 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: servo1969; All
Why does Bretibart.com put out this silly crap? Boehner is not doing any such thing. This is a head fake to bolster his position and "look tough" in response to the calculated "retreat" trial balloon. Then in 2 weeks we will see him move the McCaul "border security" bill through the House, saying it will hold Obama accountable. It will do no such thing. It is designed to take the bill to conference to advance the amnesty agenda.

They know what they are doing. Don't be fooled. And pay no attention to the amateurish ping-pong of Breitbart "news" stories (remember, just ONE DAY ago these same authors told us: "BOEHNER, UNDETERRED, MOVES FORWARD ON IMMIGRATION". Huh? Realize that Boyle and Strong know NOTHING about the actual plans, just speculation from Numbers USA and Sen. Sessions' staffers. Boner and the Chamber of Crony Capitalism are taking the LONG VIEW. They will wait for their chance -- and seize it, and we must be ready.

45 posted on 02/06/2014 10:40:37 AM PST by montag813
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To: yoe

That’s okay Yoe. Give him time... :^)


46 posted on 02/06/2014 10:40:37 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: 556x45; servo1969
This is propaganda pure and simple.

People here continue to buy these lies and deceit...It's just incredible...

It's like they've all got political battered wife syndrome.

These people keep getting lied to, hoodwinked, kicked in the teeth while being financially and politically gang banged and they keep coming back for more.

47 posted on 02/06/2014 10:43:43 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Eleutheria5

We’d like to believe he is responding to the folks but according to the info in the story he’s more likely responding to getting his speakership voted on. And that is just plain dishonest and has nothing to do with honoring his oath of office.


48 posted on 02/06/2014 10:43:44 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: servo1969

This says the eGOP WANTS amnesty but they also want to win the 2014 elections.

Screw ‘em.


49 posted on 02/06/2014 10:46:21 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: servo1969
Speaker John Boehner told reporters today that the issue cannot move forward until President Obama proves he can be a trustworthy partner to implement the law as written.

Nice one.

He could just as easily have said, "until monkeys fly out of Hillary Clinton's butt".

Theoretically, both are 'possible', but I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for either one.

50 posted on 02/06/2014 10:46:27 AM PST by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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