Immigration dispute erupts during bipartisan lunch

A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, with GOP leaders warning President Barack Obama to his face not to take unilateral action. The president stood unflinchingly by his plan to act.

Republicans attending the postelection lunch at Obama's invitation said they asked him for more time to work on legislation, but the president said his patience was running out. He reiterated his intent to act on his own by the end of the year if they don't approve legislation to ease deportations before then and send it to him to sign.

The Republicans' approach, three days after they resoundingly won control of the Senate in midterm elections, "seemed to fall on deaf ears," Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said in a telephone interview. "The president instead of being contrite or saying in effect to America, 'I hear you,' as a result of the referendum on his policies that drove this last election, he seems unmoved and even defiant."

"I don't know why he would want to sabotage his last two years as president by doing something this provocative," said Cornyn.

The White House said that Obama laid out three areas where he and Congress could work together before the end of the year — emergency funding to combat the Ebola outbreak, approval of a federal budget and quick action on spending to fight the Islamic State militant group. And the White House said, "The president reiterated his commitment to taking action on immigration reform in light of the House's inability to pass a comprehensive bill."

The meeting was tense at times, according to a senior House Republican aide. The aide was not authorized to describe the back-and-forth publicly by name and spoke only on condition of anonymity.

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Obama does not care what the people want! He needs to be arrested and put in prison for his gross disregard for the constitution, the laws that he will not have enforced, for his outright lies about legislation forced upon us by him and his socialist libotards and many other criminal acts. He is not an American! Put him away where he can't hurt anyone again!

Trillions of dollars in debt and the bastards are still looking to squeeze more money out of us to make their friends rich, by calling it emergency funding.

Immigration reform means let the disease ridden, drug dealing, unskilled, uneducated, America hating rabble in; they will get multiple fake identification cards and collect multiple forms of welfare at the expense of americans.

At the same time they've destroyed the economy and put rules and bureacracies in place so that the taxpaying hardworking middle class can't recover.

The only buddies Obumo has is the Muslim terrorists   and the drug dealers.    What ever he can do to destroy this country his little thugs are out in force.   Or I should say Valerie Jarrett's thugs.   How low is the WH  for someone not elected,  can't pass a security check Valerie Jarrett has $harpton as a WH spokesman.?????????

arrest him for treason

I wonder if this moron is ever going to learn, or the people bitching about his use of executive orders are ever going to learn that they are totally and completely worthless. Executive orders are not to write or amend law and never were intended to be used for that purpose. Not just that, he can executive order changes to existing law all he wants, but it’s not binding to anyone that follows him in the office in any way. All congress has to do is say, NO, under article 1 section 8/9 of the constitution you do NOT have the authority to amend existing law or to spend money at all, let alone with one of your stupid executive orders. Take your pen and pad of executive orders and shove them up your dictatorial @$$!!!!!!! He also talks like if he veto’s something that that’s the end of discussion……WRONG AGAIN!!!!!! A bill or joint resolution that has been vetoed by the President can become law if two-thirds of the Members voting in the House and the Senate each agree to pass it over the President’s objection. At this stage of the game and with the way the political wind is blowing, I think in some cases that a 2/3 majority can be reached in both houses on certain subjects. After all, Dems are not completely oblivious to the fact that Obama is becoming so wildly unpopular that if they want to save their jobs for another cycle, they better put up some resistance to them or they are going to be next on the chopping block.

Thank you!

" THIS GUY WILL GIVE HIMSELF A PRESIDENTAL PARDON BEFORE HE LEAVES OFFICE. THAT COULD ALSO BE HIS PLAN FOR THE ILLEAGLES !!!!!!!!!!

It is going to be full blown war! That will be when we have to hit the streets. If we allow that diabolically evil man to destroy America's demographics forever, just for future political votes, we need to ACT! We cannot, cannot, cannot sit and type. We have to demand impeachment and declare his actions null and void.

Start writing your Congressmen that you are ready to roll! They need to know and fully understand we are serious.

I would rather see charges of treason since he has committed many! I do not worry about a black uprising since we are seeking to protect their rights and ours. It is hard to go against the lies of our treasonous Hitler style Liberal media that seems as dead set on destroying America as is Obama!

we the people,who are the real government.its all part of ovomits/satans agenda21{new world order}add the cair group which is a frt for the muslum brotherhood and la razz.with soros bilderberrys british royalty dark money billionairs.most politicans who are either blackmailed threatened or payed off to remain neutral.ovomit has muslums in key positions in his treasonous adminstration.and even janet napalitano put a muslum brotherhood in her homeland security.and when rep louis gohmert questioned janet on it.she gave her usually ovomit answer to not answer questions.add open borders to allow illegal aliens muslums drug cartels,and all types of diseases ebola etc.and common core pre-k which mayor diblasio pushed for so they can indoctrainate young children,into becoming good little goose stepping brown shirts.and diblasio marched with muslums in ny.but you won,t see that in the bought and paid for lame stream medias.its in the red state web site about 1 1/2 yrs ago.god bless all legal american veterans/citizens

Robert,

"we the people,who are the real government."

Well, yeahbut...  Over the past 150 or so years we have gradually lost touch with that fact.  Ask most people, and they will tell you that the 'boss' is found in Washington or in the Capital of their State.  But it is NOT THEM!  People have become SHEEPLE, and MOST seem content with remaining so.  Sad, but true.

only we the American people can physically remove him with our guns drawn. Who are the leaders now?

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Horrible: Democrats Set The Constitution On Fire With Fraudulent Impeachment

House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning after an investigation that violated fundamental provisions of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

The investigation of the president began with the complaint of a so-called “whistleblower” who turned out to be a rogue Central Intelligence Agency employee, protected by a lawyer who had called for a “coup” against Trump in early 2017.

Democrats first demanded that the “whistleblower” be allowed to testify. But after House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) was found to have lied about his committee’s contact with the “whistleblower,” and after details of the “whistleblower’s” bias began to leak, Democrats reversed course. In violation of the President Trump’s Sixth Amendment right to confront his accuser, Democrats refused to allow the “whistleblower” to testify. They argue the president’s procedural rights, even if they existed, would not apply until he was tried in the Senate — but they also invented a fraudulent “right to anonymity” that, they hope, might conceal the whistleblower even then.

Schiff began the “impeachment inquiry” in secret, behind the closed doors of the Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility (SCIF) in the basement of the U.S. Capitol, even though none of the testimony was deemed classified. Few members of Congress were allowed access. Schiff allowed selective bits of testimony to leak to friendly media, while withholding transcripts of testimony.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), having allowed the secret process to unfold, legitimized it with a party-line vote authorizing the inquiry. The House resolution denied President Trump the procedural rights enjoyed by Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton, and denied the minority party the traditional right to object to witnesses called by the majority.

Rather than the House Judiciary Committee, which traditionally handles impeachment, Pelosi also deputized the House Intelligence Committee to conduct fact-finding; the Judiciary Committee was turned into a rubber stamp. Schiff held a few public hearings, but often failed to release transcripts containing exculpatory evidence until after they had passed.

In the course of the Intelligence Committee’s investigation, Schiff quietly spied on the telephone records of his Republican counterpart, Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA). He also snooped on the phone records of a journalist, John Solomon; and on the phone records of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, acting as President Trump’s personal lawyer.

Schiff’s eavesdropping violated both the First Amendment right to press freedom and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Yet he proceeded undeterred by constitutional rights, publishing the phone logs in his committee’s report without warning, confirmation, or explanation, alleging that Nunes and the others were part of a conspiracy to assist the president’s allegedly impeachable conduct. When Republicans on the Judiciary Committee asked the Intelligence Committee’s majority counsel, Daniel Goldman, to explain the phone logs, he refused to answer,

Ironically, Schiff had done exactly what Democrats accuse Trump of doing: abused his power to dig up dirt on political opponents, then obstructed a congressional investigation into his party’s and his committee’s misconduct.

Democrats’ articles of impeachment include one for the dubious charge of “abuse of power,” which is not mentioned in the Constitution; and one for “obstruction of Congress,” which in this case is an abuse of power in itself.

Alexander Hamilton, writing about impeachment in Federalist 65, warned that “there will always be the greatest danger that the decision will be regulated more by the comparative strength of parties, than by the real demonstrations of innocence or guilt.” Democrats have fulfilled Hamilton’s worst fears.

The Trump impeachment will soon replace the 1868 impeachment of President Andrew Johnson — which the House Judiciary Committee staff actually cited as a positive precedent — as the worst in American history.

In service of their “coup,” Democrats have trampled the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Republic has never been in greater danger.

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