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



Terence P. Jeffrey

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 to grant amnesty to illegal aliens it “will create a constitutional crisis.”

The senators told Reid that they would assist him in enacting a measure to stop Obama from unilaterally granting an amnesty, but that if Reid lets Obama go forward with such an amnesty they “would use all procedural means necessary” to make the Senate focus on the constitutional crisis they say that this “lawless amnesty” would create…



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Related:   Why These 6 Senators Say Obama Is Risking a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ Over Amnesty

…Despite yesterday’s electoral losses, Obama is reportedly moving forward with an immigration plan before the end of the year. In a letter today to outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., the six senators expressed their concern over Obama’s vow to take executive action.

According to the letter, such action would “lawlessly grant amnesty to immigrants who have entered the country illegally.”

“This will create a constitutional crisis that demands action by Congress to restore the separation of powers”…



WHAT LANDSLIDE? Obama threatens vetoes and executive orders – including immigration reform THIS YEAR – after Americans reject him by giving Republicans historic gains in Congress 

President Barack Obama came out swinging on Wednesday just 14 hours after a Republican wave swept over the U.S. Congress in an election that largely repudiated his policies.

‘Congress will pass some bills I cannot sign,’ he said, threatening to dust off a veto pen that he has used only twice in nearly six years.

And he hinted at executive orders that will enrage conservatives…


Some Gutless Republicans Owe some Apologies to Ted Cruz

As we wake up today and survey a landscape littered with the corpses of Democrat political careers, it is worth remembering that many people predicted that this day would never come, all because of Ted Cruz. Throughout the last two years, Cruz has been one of the few Republicans who has not been afraid of his own shadow in the Senate, and virtually the only one to publicly stick his neck out in favor of doing anything. And at every step of the way he was scolded by his alleged political betters for damaging the GOP brand…



Beck: U.S. ‘In Most Dangerous Period Since the Civil War’ (video)

“Somebody is going to be able to play the middle ground between the evil Republicans and this president, and I think it could get ugly. I think we’re in the most dangerous period now [that] the Republic has been in since the Civil War, from now until the spring of 2016.”
Glenn Beck had a warning in the wake of the 2014 midterm election, which put Republicans in control of both the House and Senate.



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