GOP sinking on a ship of timidity, squandering historic win

Charles Hurt The Washington Times 12/9/2014

Call it the mysterious case of the Incredible Shrinking GOP.

Barely one month ago, the party sailed to victory in one of the biggest rout election waves of the past century. They ran the board and took control of the U.S. Senate. They grew to historic levels in the […]

House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans Into Accidentally Supporting Obama's Executive Amnesty

Matthew Boyle Breitbart.com Big Government 7 Dec 2014

In a lengthy interview on Friday afternoon, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) exposed how House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise strengthened President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty with procedural trickery former Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber would envy—and they […]

Govt. Hiring Thousands of New Federal Employees to Immediately Approve Applications For Obama's Executive Amnesty

Katie Pavlich Townhall.com 12/3/2014

A December 1 bulletin from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) details the immediate opening of 1,000 permanent federal employee positions at a new operational facility that will open soon in Crystal City, Virginia. Newly hired employees will be tasked with approving applications submitted by illegal immigrants taking advantage of President […]

Report: Congress can block Obama’s immigration mandate

Sean Lengell The Washington Examiner 11/26/2014

The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service says Congress has the power to block funding for President Obama’s executive action on immigration, refuting a position taken by the top House appropriator.

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., has argued that Congress can’t block funding to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, […]

Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week

Lucas Tomlinson FoxNews.com 11/12/2014

President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action — including suspending deportations for millions — as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News.

The president’s plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. […]

Cruz, Lee Threaten ‘Procedural’ War on Senate Floor to Stop ‘Lawless Amnesty’

 

Terence P. Jeffrey CNSNews.com 11/5/2014

Republican Senators Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, Pat Roberts of Kansas, Mike Crapo of Idaho, and David Vitter of Louisiana sent a letter to lame-duck Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today saying that if President Obama takes unilateral action […]