Treachery: House GOP Claims Defunding Immigration Order ‘Impossible’

Treachery: House GOP Claims Defunding Immigration Order ‘Impossible’

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Speaker John Boehner holds a press conference in Washington

The executive order has not been signed yet and the Progressive Republican establishment has already waved their flag of surrender on the matter of defunding immigration. H/t Pat Dollard.

The Hill

It would be ‘impossible’ to defund President Obama’s executive actions on immigration through a government spending bill, the House Appropriations Committee said Thursday.

In a statement released by Committee Chairman Hal Rogers’s (R-Ky.) office hours before Obama’s scheduled national address, the committee said the primary agency responsible for implementing Obama’s actions is funded entirely by user fees…

‘This agency is entirely self-funded through the fees it collects on various immigration applications,’ the committee said in a statement. ‘Congress does not appropriate funds for any of its operations, including the issuance of immigration status or work permits, with the exception of the ‘E-Verify’ program…

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who wants to defund the order, said he didn’t buy the…

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