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Report: Boehner Cut Deal With Nancy Pelosi to Use Netanyahu Speech as Cover to Fund Obama’s Executive Amnesty

A new bombshell report from Politico found that House Speaker John Boehner had several days of secret negotiations with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the recently emboldened former Speaker, leading up to his decision to flip-flop and fund President Obama’s executive amnesty—including a pre-hashed out deal to use the hoopla around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Tuesday address to Congress over Iran’s nuclear ambitions as political cover to sneak in the extraordinarily controversial vote. Even with the bombshell report, however, Boehner’s office continues to deny any deal took place.

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Jackson Lee: GOP Hurting Homeland Security, Praised Dems for Filibuster

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) said that House Republicans “are forbidding Secretary of Homeland Security Johnson from having an organized approach to fighting terrorism” on Monday’s broadcast of “The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart,” despite her earlier praise of Senate Democrats for

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Does Boehner Have a Way Out of DHS Stalemate?

With the House and Senate at odds over a Department of Homeland Security funding bill that would or would not fund Obama’s unconstitutional power grab in immigration policy, there may be a way out for House Speaker John Boehner, although it’s bound to come with risks of its own.

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Reid on DHS Funding: GOP Acting Like Eighth Graders, Playing Petty Games

Thursday at a press conference addressing the battle over funding the Department of Homeland Security, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)  said the Republicans are acting like they are in a, “eighth grade civics class,” playing “petty games.” Reid said,

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Federal Court Ruling Against Obama Amnesty Could Break Democrat Blockade of DHS Funding Bill

Before a federal judge in Texas ruled President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty unconstitutional—and ordered its implementation immediately halted—Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said such a ruling would mean Democrats must stop obstructing the passage of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill.