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

Nationaljester Wrote: Jun 19, 2013 10:14 PM
Since when has the Gang of Eight, Obama, or Congress really listened to the American People? As always, they will make back room deals to keep their campaign funds rolling in from the unions and corporations who stand to benefit from adding more illegal aliens into the work force. They have no pity for low and middle-income families who stand to lose further ground economically.
Navy-baby Wrote: Jun 19, 2013 10:28 PM
"GANG" is so fittingly descriptive, isn't it? Unfortunately, they are too arrogant to understand the negative connotation.

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...