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Ted Cruz on Border Crisis: Obama, Reid 'More Interested in Partisan Politics'

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HOUSTON, Texas -- Unprecedented numbers of illegal immigrants are causing federal facilities and resources along the U.S.-Mexico border to become  completely "overwhelmed." U.S. Border Patrol agents, unable to accommodate the wave of illegal crossers, have started releasing thousands of illegal immigrants onto U.S. soil each week.  Texas Senator Ted Cruz told Breitbart Texas that President Obama is more interested in partisan politics than trying to solve the ...

Jun 10 2014, 8:38am CDT

Full article at: Big Government YouTube Videos

Topics: Harry Reid, Obama, Brandon Darby, Reagan, Breitbart Texas


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House Passes Emergency Border Spending Bill In Late Friday Session Before Recess

Source: CBS San Francisco

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he’d act unilaterally, as best he could. A day after ...
Full article at: CBS San Francisco 1 hour ago
 


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GOP approves immigration bill after Senate goes on break

Source: 49 News Topeka

  WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he’d act unilaterally, as best he could.   ...
Full article at: 49 News Topeka 2 hours ago
 

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House OKs Bill To Address Border Crisis

Source: WJZ

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he’d act unilaterally, as best he could. A day after GOP leaders pulled the border bill ...
Full article at: WJZ 2 hours ago
 

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EXCLUSIVE: Sessions Praises House for Standing Strong, Warns Senate Democrats: You Will All 'Be Held to Account' on Amnesty

Source: Big Government

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) praised House Republicans late Friday evening for standing strong on immigration and warned Democrats in Congress that they will be held accountable for supporting amnesty for illegal aliens. “I applaud the hard work of House Republicans in putting together this package, and in particular would like to recognize the steadfast and unflinching efforts from members of our Alabama delegation,” Sessions said in a st ...
Full article at: Big Government 2 hours ago
 

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It Wasn't Pretty, But It Worked: How the Right Won the Summer Immigration Skirmish

Source: Big Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nobody — even those among their ranks — thought it could happen, but House conservatives cracked GOP leadership to get almost everything they wanted out of a supplemental appropriations immigration bill before the Congress broke officially for recess. Conservatives capitalized on a perfect storm of the new House GOP leadership team's inability to whip enough votes Thursday and the hardline stance of key conservatives. Their effort was aided by aggressive moveme ...
Full article at: Big Government 3 hours ago
 

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House GOP passes border bill — likely to no effect

Source: MyFox 8 WGHO

WASHINGTON — A day late and a compromise short. House Republicans stayed in Washington longer than planned to try to change an emergency border bill so it can pass without any Democratic help. A split between tea party conservatives and more moderate Republicans over how to respond to the immigrant surge from Central America threatened to further delay the start of the five-week summer break for Congress. GOP leaders abruptly ...
Full article at: MyFox 8 WGHO 3 hours ago
 

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Ted Cruz pulling House GOP’s strings?

Source: MSNBC

Senator Ted Cruz, whose extreme antics have angered many of his Senate colleagues, is the perverse Pied Piper for a crew of fringe House members who have rendered our government useless. Jonathan Capehart and Barbara Lee join to discuss ...
Full article at: MSNBC 5 hours ago, 6:17pm CDT
 

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Ted Cruz's immigration turn looms over 2016

Source: MSNBC

By pushing the GOP to the right on immigration, Ted Cruz could play a major role in the 2016 presidenti ...
Full article at: MSNBC 6 hours ago, 5:01pm CDT
 

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Obama Says America Tortured, but That's Not Enough

Source: The Atlantic

President Obama nearly made it through a press conference Friday afternoon without answering questions about the CIA's admission that it spied on a Senate committee overseeing it, then lied about that to the Justice Department. But just as he was about to leave, an outcry from the White House press corps dragged him back to talk about it. Obama said two important, and contradictory, things in response. The first was about his CIA director: ...
Full article at: The Atlantic 8 hours ago, 3:16pm CDT
 



 

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