After weeks of failing to pass a bill blocking implementation of President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, Republican leaders in Congress called it quits.
A so-called “clean” bill – one without the amnesty prohibition – passed the House of Representatives 257 – 167 yesterday, with all of the no votes coming from Republicans. The bill is expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate quickly.
Though much of the blame is being focused on House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), it seems the media is conveniently forgetting that new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) let a presidential attack on constitutional separation-of-powers supersede a Senate debating procedure known as the filibuster. If the roles were reversed it is inconceivable…[more]
A new report by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) shows the incredible extent to which President Barack Obama is thrashing U.S. immigration law.
The report chronicles a timeline of abuse beginning in January 2009 and ending on February 13, 2015 – the day the House Judiciary Committee revealed a little-known program to give illegal immigrants with deferred deportation status a pathway to citizenship.
The timeline begins with a statement of Obama's initially forswearing any ability to bypass Congress and grant unilateral amnesty. "We live in a democracy. You have to pass bills through the…
"Barack Obama wants us all to simmer down about Iran. He wants Senator Bob Menendez, a fellow Democrat, and the donors he represents to butt out of the sanctions debate. He wants Republicans to quit crying wolf about Iran's nuclear weapons program. He wants the media to stop hyping terror threats. He wants the American people in the dark about the secret correspondence he's had for years with Iran…[more]