GOP Aide: Logic of GOP Leaders Angering Base Over Immigration So Close to Election Is “Baffling”
Democrats are hemorhaging over Obamacare and the destruction of the US health care system.
One-sixth of the economy is affected and millions of Americans were repeatedly lied to by Democrats in order to get the law passed.
So what do Republican leaders plan to do this year?
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) nailed it back in June of last year.
“I cannot imagine a more incompetent step right now than for Republicans to focus on immigration.”
As House Republican leaders prepare an immigration proposal that could go much further towards amnesty than their prior public stances, conservative lawmakers are quietly plotting to push back.
Aides from over a dozen House offices secretly convened today on the Senate side of the Capitol at a meeting organized by Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, a top immigration hawk who has recently involved himself more aggressively in the affairs of the lower chamber.
“Over here in the Senate working for Senator Sessions, we learned a lot last year about the strategies employed by the powerful forces pushing bad immigration policies–and how to counter them,” reads a copy of the invitation to the meeting provided to Breitbart News by a House staffer.
Officials close to the matter say conservative critics of Speaker John Boehner’s planned immigration push are working to issue their own rival immigration principles to vie with the document Boehner is drafting.
“There is definitely a growing mood of confusion and aggravation among conservatives in the House over the immigration issue right now,” one House GOP aide said in an email to Breitbart News, adding that many on the right find the “political logic” of riling up the party’s base so close to a low-turnout midterm election baffling.
“Do we really want to just give up the midterms like this?” the aide asked.