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Immigration: Boehner Confirms Hastert Rule in House, Senate Kills Border Fence Measure

GandLCole Wrote: Jun 21, 2013 12:24 PM
And cut off all tax payer funded social programs. Implementing these simple and yet effective measures, the illegals will self deport by the droves. How do you rid your house of roaches?? First you call the exterminator, then you set traps, next you eliminate all potential food sources and hiding places by thoroughly cleaning you house.

Yesterday was a busy day on the immigration front.  Let's get you caught up.  Earlier in the week, sources close to House Speaker John Boehner were indicating that he would respect the so-called 'Hastert rule' by ensuring that any immigration reform legislation brought to the floor would enjoy the backing of a majority of House Republicans.  On Tuesday, the Speaker confirmed those reports publicly:

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday told GOP lawmakers that he would adhere to the “Hastert Rule” on immigration reform and not hold a vote without the support of a majority...