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    DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails - CNN.com

    The Republican-controlled House was unable to muster enough votes to pass the 3-week stopgap measure.

    The Department of Homeland Security currently has 6 hours left of full funding left.

    Somebody pass me the popcorn. It's gonna be a long night on Capitol Hill.
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    DHS funding expected to run out...
    Good.

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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Obama's going to step in during the 11th hour and save the day....not. LOL!
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Obama's going to step in during the 11th hour and save the day....not. LOL!
    He can just sign an executive order that funds the DHS with his pen and phone.... no?
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Quote Originally Posted by TeleKat View Post
    Good.
    Beat me to it!
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Quote Originally Posted by TeleKat View Post
    Good.
    I'm no fan of the DHS, trust me. But this is an abysmal way to defund it.
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    He can just sign an executive order that funds the DHS with his pen and phone.... no?
    Then he would be walking back the admin's "everything is better now" mantra. Does DHS need all the money or not?
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    I'm hearing Twitter rumors that the House may try to pass a one-week bill. Yes, one-week. Nothing confirmed yet.

    Less than 6 hours to go.
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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    I'm no fan of the DHS, trust me. But this is an abysmal way to defund it.
    What else can they do though? I mean, the whole reason we're in the sorry place we are in (not just with the DHS stuff but with the US Budget in general) is that everyone seems to agree that some cutbacks are needed, but no one is willing to cut back on their pet project. At some point, the line has to be drawn somewhere doesn't it?

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    Re: DHS funding expected to run out as key House vote fails

    Democrats endangering the security of the homeland by standing loyal to illegal foreign immigrants.

    that , people, is patriotism.


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