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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Conservative Backlash Greets US Immigration Bill

Conservatives have drawn a bull's eye on the immigration bill passed by the US Senate, insisting the landmark measure will fail as is and vowing political retribution against Republicans who voted for it.

The bipartisan immigration reform bill passed 68-32 in the Senate Thursday with support from 14 Republicans, many of whom now face accusations they let down conservatives opposed to legislation that lays a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented people.

Those lawmakers, including high-profile figures like Senator Marco Rubio, "will have to go back home and explain the votes they cast, and explain to their constituents why it's not amnesty, even though it is," Dan Holler of Heritage Action, a lobbying arm of the conservative Heritage Foundation, told AFP on Friday.



Anonymous said...

This is not a real immigration bill, it's an instant 20 million new Democratic voter bill. Just another nail in the coffin of whats left of a two party system. Hello communism.

Anonymous said...

the 14 repubs. who voted yes are toast. they're rinos and we need to take them out of their misery. send them packing asap.

Anonymous said...

I'm looking for the list of the 14 RINO's - to support their opponents in the next primaries!