The House has approved two amendments to the Department of Homeland Security spending bill

The House has approved two amendments to the Department of Homeland Security spending bill that would defund Pres. Obama's executive amnesties. The Aderholt amendment, which would block funding for Obama's November 2014 executive actions and for most of the 2012 Morton Memos, passed by a 237-to-190 margin. The Blackburn amendment, which would block funding for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, passed by a 218-to-209 margin.

The House is expected to pass the full DHS spending bill later today.

The vote for the Aderholt/Mulvaney/Barletta amendment broke across party lines with all but 7 Republicans voting yes and all Democrats voting no. The seven Republicans to vote no, included Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), Renee Elmers (R-N.C.), Carlos Curbello (R-Fla.), Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), Robert Dold (R-Ill.), and David Valadao (R-Calif.).

The vote for the Blackburn amendment also broke across party lines, but 19 Republicans joined the 7 who also voted against the Aderholt amendment. The 19 Republicans included, Reps. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.), Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), Ryan Costello (R-Pa.), Charles Dent (R-Pa.), Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.), Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.), Cresent Hardy (R-Nev.), Joe Heck (R-Nev.), John Katko (R-N.Y.), Peter King (R-N.Y.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.), Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), David Reichert (R-Wash.), Chris Smith (R-N.J.), and Fred Upton (R-Mich.).

The two amendments combined would:

Defund implementation of all Obama and DHS November 2014 memoranda
Defund the processing of applications and renewals of Obama's 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program
Defund 4 of the 5 Morton Memos that deal with prosecutorial discretion and detail who ICE agents can and can't deport
Prohibit federal benefits from being given to any illegal alien covered by the November memoranda

UPDATE: The House has also passed the full DHS spending bill by a 236-to-191 margin. Several Republicans voted against final passage because of the inclusion of the Aderholt and Blackburn amendments, including Reps. Curbello, Ellmers, Denham, Ros-Lehtinen, Valadao, Coffman, Dold, and Diaz-Balart. Reps. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Brad Ashford (D-Neb.) broke with the Democrats to vote in favor of the bill.

"Now the action moves to the Senate," Sen. Jeff Sessions said in a press statement after the vote. "This vote represents one of the most important constitutional votes that has ever come before this body. I would encourage every Senate Democrat to pause and consider this question before acting: to whom do you owe your allegiance? To party leaders, to donors, to the citizens of other countries, or to the American citizens who elected you and the Constitution that protects their rights?"

http://https://www.numbersusa.com/news/house-passes-aderholt-blackb...

Views: 15

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

RSS

LIGHTER SIDE

ALERT ALERT

Tom Fitton: Trump Was Victimized, Targeted by FBI,
Clinton Campaign, Russian Operatives, Obama Admin
and Fusion GPS

Judicial Watch founder and President Tom Fitton hammered the corrupt Mueller investigation on FOX and Friends Weekend on Saturday morning. Tom blasted the corrupt Obama Justice Department and declared the Trump-Russia collusion investigation over after Friday’s sham announcement of the indictment of 13 Russians.

Tom Fitton calls out the corrupt Justice Department on their criminal activity against candidate and President Trump.

Tom Fitton: At the end we have the massive Russia investigation that finds no collusion with the Trump Campaign. I don’t understand why we are still talking about a Special Counsel investigating the president in light of this indictment… Look those who say the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians are going to have to start providing evidence other than the Clinton-DNC dossier. Look this was in the news this week. We had the Susan Rice memo indicting Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Sally Yates, James Comey and Susan Rice in a conspiracy to get Trump on Russia. You had information that the number four at the Obama Justice Department, Bruce Ohr, hid information on his relationship with the Clinton Campaign cash machine – basically Fusion GPS that was collaborating with the Russia to launch dirt or really defamatory dirt against President Trump into the FBI-DOJ apparatus. And now you have this indictment of Russians abroad, an indictment that’s never going to see the light of day in short of trial because they’re never going to come here. It’s never going to be tried. We’re never going to find out whether anything in the indictment’s true. And what would they rather be talking about? This indictment where they found, despite all the king’s horses and all the king’s men, not one American colluded with the Russians.

Why isn’t this Justice Department looking into the abuse of the FISA process? Look the Russians were trying to make it clear to the Clinton Camp that they had dirt on Trump and they were going to use it against him. And all of that was false. And Trump was victimized and the FBI, rather than trying to protect him, used it as a pretext working with the Clinton campaign to target him under the corrupt Obama administration. Look this indictment shows the Russian scandal is over as far as Trump is concerned.

 

Obama is center of anti-@RealDonaldTrump effort -- when will he be questioned on the Clinton-DNC dossier? And, do what do we have the FBI for -- the shooter screw-up? New Lawsuits on Unmasking, the DNC Hack and Comey DOC. My @JudicialWatch update. https://youtu.be/h0WB08SHmuQ

YES PATRIOT STORE

© 2018   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service