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Rubio: Leaked WH Immigration Proposal “Dead on Arrival”

spectator2 Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 10:01 AM
Don't look now, Jim, but the four Republicans in the Gang of 8 have already signed on to their proposal, which is amnesty without triggers (like enforcement). They want amnesty just as much as the Democrats do. What Rubio or any of the others say is just a distraction and has no effect on what they have already agreed to. All of these pronouncements, especially by Rubio, who seems to the the spokesman, are just to pacify the conservative wing of the party. Pathetic.

During his SOTU address, President Obama touched on broad immigration reform principles and commended the work bipartisan groups in both chambers are doing to draft a bill. His tone seemed to indicate he would let Congress take the lead on immigration. “Send me a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the next few months and I will sign it,” he said during the speech. But on Saturday, the White House leaked details of its own immigration proposal, which Sen. Marco Rubio has called “dead on arrival.”

A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY...