Thursday, February 26, 2015
Obama Miami

In Miami town hall, Obama defends immigration policies, puts pressure on GOP

President Obama on Wednesday criticized Republicans for “trying to hold hostage” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding in a political fight to block his executive actions on immigration, and further challenged GOP lawmakers to pass a bill declaring said executive actions illegal, just so that he could veto it. With DHS funding set to expire tomorrow, he put the ball in the Republican leadership’s court. “If McConnell, the leader of the Senate and the Speaker of the House John Boehner want to have a vote on whether what I’m doing is legal or not, they can have that vote. I will … [Read More...]

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Obama Miami

In Miami town hall, Obama defends immigration policies, puts pressure on GOP

President Obama on Wednesday criticized Republicans for “trying to hold hostage” the Department of … [Read More...]

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Obama heads to Miami to pressure GOP on immigration in exclusive Town Hall

In what has become a week of tough stances and staunch rhetoric, President Obama is following up his … [Read More...]

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Shutdown looms as Homeland Security funding expires later this week

With the Friday deadline to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rapidly approaching, … [Read More...]

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Comentarios from Maria: Republicans have dug their own political grave upon suspending the President’s executive actions

Republicans have gone from bad to worse. On Tuesday night, February 17, a federal judge in Texas, Andrew Hanen, responding to the demand initiated by the GOP against President Obama, decided to temporarily suspend the President’s executive actions that would have provided protection to five million … [Read More...]

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