Establishment Republicans befuddled by why the 2016 Republican presidential nominating process is being dominated by Ted Cruz and Donald Trump need look no further than yesterday’s failed Senate vote on their much ballyhooed bill to force Obama to conduct a security investigation on each of the refugees he brings to America at taxpayer expense.
Democrats mounted a successful pseudo-filibuster to block the legislation, leaving Obama a free hand to run the refugee program as he sees fit, but that was really the Republican establishment’s plan all along after they rebuffed conservative demands to defund the refugee program in the must-pass Omnibus.
Leading the charge against including any defund or restriction on the refugee program in the Omnibus was Speaker Paul Ryan, who also wrongly¹ claimed at the time that restricting Muslim immigration to America was “unconstitutional.”
Ryan’s cynical ploy to keep funds flowing to the Syrian refugee threat was reminiscent of the ploy used by his mentor, former Speaker John Boehner, to keep the funds flowing to Obama’s “executive amnesty” for illegal aliens program.
In each case a standalone bill that would fix the problem was promised to divert conservatives from trying to force Republican leaders to include a defund provision in the must-pass year-end Omnibus.
And in each case the legislation duly passed the House only to predictably fall apart in the Senate when Democrats united to defend Obama’s dangerous immigration policies.
And the dangers that Ryan and the Senate’s Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have welcomed to our shores go well beyond the possibility that Donald Trump or Ted Cruz might become the Republican nominee for President.
Since Ryan and McConnell refused to include in the Omnibus language restricting taxpayer funding for settling refugees from Muslim terrorist hotspots, at least two “refugees” have been indicted for planning terror attacks against Americans, in America.
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¹ While it may not be unconstitutional bringing people from ANY group or organization known to be working towards the destruction of the U.S. government is a violation of Federal Law.
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