The 41 Republicans who killed the Goodlatte Immigration Reform Bill

 

In spite of the gnashing of teeth over the jacket our First Lady had on with the infamous statement: “I don’t really care do you?” which really sums up no doubt how she feels, the world did continue.

Look, as well, it is sad to lose Charles Krauthammer, but enough already Fox. Hours of non-stop tribute, I get it. He is your pal. I am sad too.

Now this morning we are back at the tribute as I thrash about trying to find something to post about that isn’t totally depressing.

OK.  Let’s look at the latest epic fail of GOP leadership as Ryan flails about doing his best to destroy the party on his way out the door. Paul, don’t let the door hit you whatever as you go out the door. You should have resigned as soon as you decided to hang it up to make the really big bucks.

So here voters can check their Rep to see if they were a “Nay” for further reference, and why not give him/her a jingle either way.

The House voted down an immigration reform bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., Thursday that would have dramatically increased border security and provided a pathway to citizenship for roughly 700,000 of the 1.8 million so-called “Dreamers” living in the United States.

The bill — the more conservative option of two pieces of immigration legislation originally scheduled to be voted on this week — was defeated by a final vote of 193-231. No Democrats voted for the bill, and these 41 Republicans voted nay:

 House Vote #282
 Jun 21, 2018 2:11 p.m.
 Failed 193/231
On Passage of the Bill in the House
This bill would make sweeping changes to laws governing legal and illegal immigration. For legal immigration, it would end the diversity program and chain migration by eliminating the visa lottery green card program and green card programs for relatives other than spouses and minor children. And it would increase immigration …

Check out how your congressman voted Here

 

Following Thursday’s failure, leadership elected to postpone the vote on the second bill — authored by Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other members of leadership — first until Friday and then again until next week. H/T: Washington Examiner

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Paul Ryan – my heart breaks for you – doesn’t want to be a weekend Dad

 

So Ryan doesn’t want to be a weekend dad. Setting aside how few days Congress actually meets, do you really think Dads are out throwing that proverbial baseball back and forth out back past the garage during the week? Throwing a few hoops? A little tag football? All during the week? Yea, those three-day weeks when Congress was in session was a real chore, but hey, I get it, you never wanted to be speaker.

So thanks Paul, don’t let the door hit you in the whatever. You never did support Trump and gave him only lip service. Saying good-bye to another swamp creature as you screw us one last time with your behemoth spending bill as you go out the door to pick up your rewards for all the gifts loaded to special interests in this last porkulus. Let’s guess what you speaking fees will be….more than Hillary’s $25K? Then there are the boards you will be on to wash the money received. Here are a few snippets from White House Dossier:

 

Aww, Paul Ryan Doesn’t Want to be a Weekend Dad #breakingmyheart

I love when people in Washington reveal how out of touch they are with the rest of the country. House

Speaker Paul Ryan, who said today he won’t run for reelection, did just that with a couple of sentences Wednesday:

One thing I have learned about teenagers is their idea of an ideal weekend is not necessarily to spend all of their time with their parents. What I realize is if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad. I just can’t let that happen.

So I will be setting new priorities in my life.

A lot of us aren’t just weekend dads. We’re “Sunday” dads, since we’re working Saturdays too. Paul Ryan knows full well that once he’s out of Congress, he’ll be invited to join numerous boards and provide high-priced “consulting advice” and make millions with a 30-hour work week.

I’m so glad he’ll have weekends and more with his kids. I’m sorry he spent trillions of our dollars on the way out the door of the Capitol that we all will have to pay back.… Continue Reading

Paul Ryan piles on, Demands answers after Washington Post’s hit piece on Trump Russia

I have had it with the so-called news. It has gotten to the point of total absurdity. The final straw? Now Ryan, the traitor, has come out as well about this faux Trump leak of classified information to the Russians. Meanwhile, Hillary is getting herself a PAC together to be  the “resistance.” Folks, we are losing our Democracy. Here is Ryan:

MSNBC: Border Wall a Problem Because Birds and Bats Might Not Be Able To Fly Over It

If we thought that the wall with Mexico was on the chopping block because of Ryan, the Environmentalists promise to tie the project up with years of litigation. MSNBC is always at the ready to support anything anti-Trump, but this interview in the clip takes it to a new level in the clip below.”Birds and bats may not be able to fly over the wall.” One comment: the good news is, those animals stuck on this side won’t be endangered of being eaten. First a fast review:

GOP leaders dropping funding for border wall 

Paul Ryan apparently concedes there will be no money in the budget vote coming up later this month for a border wall. To quote The Hill:  “And some Republicans are concerned that deteriorating relations with Mexico may be too high a price to pay for the wall.” – the funds will come at a later date.

Paul Ryan- Give us your tired, your poor- our borders are open 

In the video in the post linked above, Ryan begins by adopting a left-wing narrative about GOP voters and suggesting that their opposition to mass migration is fueled by “ignorance.” Ryan rejects the idea that America is “a country”— i.e. a land with a fixed border and heritage—but instead an “idea” since ideas don’t have borders.In the wide-ranging 53 minute video, which took place in Chicago, both Gutierrez and Ryan outline their shared plan for adopting open borders: that is, a national policy of allowing companies to bring in and hire as many foreign workers as they would like. This “free movement” of people across national boundaries is the centerpiece of the open borders ideology to which Ryan has devoted much of his career.

MSNBC Is Worried That Birds (Yes, Birds) Won’t Be Able To Fly Over Trump’s Border Wall

Melvin began the segments discussing Rep. Raul Graijalva (D-AZ) and the Center for Biological Diversity’s lawsuit against the federal government over the border enforcement project. In California, the state legislature is considering punishing construction firms that participate in building the wall.

More at Townhall

GOP leaders dropping funding for border wall

In an almost unbelievable move, Paul Ryan apparently concedes there will be no money in the budget vote coming up later this month for a border wall. To quote The Hill:  “And some Republicans are concerned that deteriorating relations with Mexico may be too high a price to pay for the wall.” – the funds will come at a later date.  How about the price for American well-being, eh Ryan? And of course we have McCain with his take: at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Wednesday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed concern to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly about a growing resentment in Mexico over the administration’s border policies.

Here tis:

Federal funding for one of President Donald Trump’s premier policy proposals may be excluded from the House GOP’s budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

House Democrats, along with a few House Republicans, are working around-the-clock to make sure funding for the estimated $12 billion border wall is not factored into the GOP budget, according to a report by The Hill.

“With Democrats united against new wall funding, it’s unlikely the Republicans have the votes to get it through and prevent a government shutdown,” The Hill report stated.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, in a statement to The Hill, seemed to concede that border wall funding would not be included in the GOP budget, saying the funds would come at a later date.

Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) and Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) are the two Republican lawmakers teaming with Democrats to stop the funding of the border wall, despite both representing districts that share a border with Mexico.

More at Breitbart

Paul Ryan on tape: ‘will never defend Donald Trump, not now, not in the future’

Paul Ryan is Donald Trump’s wolf in sheep’s clothes. Ryan thinks he will outlast Trump.Thats what happens in the swamp.They have been there for years. He should remember his buddy Rep. Cantor who was cocky enough not to even stop by his district on election day and was primaried out. This tape tells us all we need to know about Ryan. When asked about it, he admits it was his statement and it was ‘old history’

NewsMax reports House Speaker Paul Ryan is identified as the man in an October 2016 audio recording telling others he would never defend Donald Trump again.

Breitbart News said it obtained the tape recording of the man it says is Ryan talking by phone to fellow Republicans in the House. The recording was made Oct. 10, right after the controversial Access Hollywood tape of then-candidate Trump was leaked, according to the website.

“His comments are not anywhere in keeping with our party’s principles and values,” the man identified as Ryan can be heard saying.

“There are basically two things that I want to make really clear, as for myself as your Speaker. I am not going to defend Donald Trump — not now, not in the future. And I’m not going to be campaigning with him over the next 30 days.”

Breitbart reported the call was intended for just House Republicans, but it was unclear how many took part in the call.

On the tape, a woman can be heard opening the call, but it is unclear who she is.

More here

Hat Tip goes to Last Tradition which is a great blog… stop by if you haven’t had a chance

Last train out to defeat Rino Paul Ryan today!

Our Rino Paul Ryan is in full anti-Trump mode. It sure would be great to have him get his butt kicked today, but not looking good. For all of you out there in voter land and plan on pulling the rope on your neck today by voting for Ryan I give you this refresher. Open borders, free trade…and let’s not say anything about keeping out Muslims, is this what you want? Then he moves on to an anti-Trump rally?

Paul Ryan hopes to survive his primary contest against conservative businessman Paul Nehlen on Today.
Then on Friday he will headline the #NeverTrump Redstate Gathering in Denver, Colorado.

Speaker Paul Ryan, TV host Glenn Beck, and Lyin Ted Cruz will headline the August Redstate #NeverTrump conference in Denver.

Other notables speaking at the conference include #NeverTrumpers Senator Ben Sasse, Governor Nikki Haley, Carly Fiorina, Ken Cuccinelli, Katie Pavlich, Guy Benson, Hugh Hewitt and Erick Erickson. are the featured speakers at the annual RedState gathering in Denver in August.

More Gateway Pundit

Paul Ryan received a standing ovation from donors after denouncing the views of GOP voters, who are skeptical of so-called “free trade” deals.

Echoing the sentiment of Washington conservatives such as talk radio host Mark Levin, Ryan expressed his concern to donors that the Republican Party has been taken over by progressive populists, who fail to understand the benefits of multinational “free trade” deals.

Ryan told donors that the views of these voters must be “repudiated………

Continue Reading the Full Story Here:Paul Ryan Gets Standing Ovation at Koch Donors Retreat After Repudiating Trump’s Trade Policies – Breitbart

And then we have this:

Rep. Luis Gutierrez’sendorsement of Paul Ryan for Speaker of the House has drawn new attention to Ryan’s two-decade history of pushing for open borders immigration policies. A previously little noticed 2013 video of Ryan and Gutierrez stumping for Sen. Marco Rubio’s amnesty bill—in which the two make a candid pitch for unlimited immigration—shows just how far Ryan is willing to go to push for open borders policies.

In the wide-ranging 53 minute video, which took place in Chicago, both Gutierrez and Ryan outline their shared plan for adopting open borders: that is, a national policy of allowing companies to bring in and hire as many foreign workers as they would like. This “free movement” of people across national boundaries is the centerpiece of the open borders ideology to which Ryan has devoted much of his career.

More at Breitbart

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