Treachery: House GOP Claims Defunding Immigration Order ‘Impossible’

The deliberations of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were held in strict secrecy. Consequently, anxious citizens gathered outside Independence Hall when the proceedings ended in order to learn what had been produced behind closed doors. The answer was provided immediately. A Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” With no hesitation whatsoever, Franklin responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.”
Nothing can stop our lawless government – but the people.

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Speaker John Boehner holds a press conference in Washington

The executive order has not been signed yet and the Progressive Republican establishment has already waved their flag of surrender on the matter of defunding immigration. H/t Pat Dollard.

The Hill

It would be ‘impossible’ to defund President Obama’s executive actions on immigration through a government spending bill, the House Appropriations Committee said Thursday.

In a statement released by Committee Chairman Hal Rogers’s (R-Ky.) office hours before Obama’s scheduled national address, the committee said the primary agency responsible for implementing Obama’s actions is funded entirely by user fees…

‘This agency is entirely self-funded through the fees it collects on various immigration applications,’ the committee said in a statement. ‘Congress does not appropriate funds for any of its operations, including the issuance of immigration status or work permits, with the exception of the ‘E-Verify’ program…

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who wants to defund the order, said he didn’t buy the…

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One Response to Treachery: House GOP Claims Defunding Immigration Order ‘Impossible’

  1. bunkerville says:

    So stop the damn fees. A sad day for our Republic.

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