ㅤ”House conservatives are warning Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to take a hard line on immigration or else risk facing a revolt in his own ranks.”
ㅤô¿ô …Idle threats. It’s been difficult for Republicans to pass anything in the Senate. Clearly a pattern is emerging where the House Republicans will pass anything Senate Republicans are able to pass. There is a lot less pressure on Paul Ryan. Probably why Ryan seems much happier lately.
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ㅤ”The bill passed in a 240-186 vote despite opposition from most Democrats, who had sought a firmer commitment from Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that he will bring immigration legislation to the floor for a vote that would protect immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation.”
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ㅤ”Speaker Paul Ryan signaled that next year he wants to tackle entitlement reform, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested that Republicans should move on from repealing Obamacare. Republicans will only have a one-seat majority in the Senate in 2018, which will make more contentious issues such as welfare reform and Obamacare repeal less politically viable, although some conservatives have argued that Republicans should focus on repealing Obamacare.
ㅤRep. Dave Brat, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, contended, ‘When I go back home, the No. 1 issue, by far, is still ObamaCare and major health-care reform that’s needed to bring these skyrocketing premiums to an end.'”
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ㅤ”Besides Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.), who had concerns about the bill’s impact on the debt, all of the GOP no votes came from the states of New York, New Jersey and California.”
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ㅤô¿ô …I’ve been preparing for the day the USA completes its transformation to a welfare state, overwhelmed by the national debt, the trade deficit, drugs, crime and immorality. It seems the mob is destined to rule until the USA becomes a colony of China.
ㅤRetiring to Budapest, Hungary is looking more and more attractive. Hungary is anti-EU, anti-immigration, with strong nationalism, moderate climate, moderate cost of living and lots of culture. Budapest also has a large population of English-speaking expats. See you there in four years.
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ㅤ”Even members of the GOP caucus who often are at odds with leadership were pleased with the bill.
ㅤ’Leadership did a great job on this thing,’ said Rep. Dave Brat, a member of the hard-line House Freedom Caucus. ‘It’s pro-growth, there’s middle-class tax cuts for real.”
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