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Bush's Immigration Bill Is Dead In The Water!  
User currently offlineNorth County From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 712 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 2641 times:

Republicans in the House will not be supporting GWB's immigration bill:


And they are not happy about all the spending.....

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User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2618 times:

So? It has always been DOA. Tom Delay (House Majority Leader) and Dennis Hastert (Speaker of the House) came out against it long ago. When the two most powerful positions in the House are against something, it will disappear into the dark world of subcommittees never to be seen again. On the other side, the Democrats can't support it since they do not want to give Dubya any election year victories.

As for the spending, the President doesn't decide where and how much to spend. That is the responsibility of Congress. They're the pork masters and need to learn how not to bloat up each budget by billions of dollars. The only thing Bush can do about spending is veto the bill(s).

"There is no victory at bargain basement prices."
User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4534 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2610 times:

Yes, but the executive branch plans the budget and then submits it to a committee of Congress for approval.

User currently offlineYanksn4 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1404 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2608 times:

Can't say nothing else but THANK YOU. This bill is horrible. This would allow Illegal immigrants to break U. S. Immigration Laws and not get prosecuted by the government. This is a sell out for votes. Even though I support most of President Bush's proposals, this one I can't.

[Edited 2004-02-07 03:14:53]

User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2609 times:

This bill was DOA the moment it was announced... why act shocked?

User currently offlineJcs17 From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 8065 posts, RR: 36
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2590 times:

Thank God, this was something where I was completely in opposition to Bush. Amnesty to criminals is completely dangerous and would make the economies of border states even worse.

America's chickens are coming home to rooooost!
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