Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Striking a Nerve? DHS to GOP: Don’t Tie Agency Funding to Amnesty for Illegals Amid ISIS Threats

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson
Gee Jeh ... How about suggesting Obama doesn't VETO a Bill that would give you that funding. Better yet, how about rounding up enough Democratic votes to override an Obama VETO? Nah ... I didn't think so.
Congress is free to debate President Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal immigrants, but lawmakers should not tie the fight to whether the Department of Homeland Security gets the money it needs to remain vigilant in the face of Islamic terrorism and other threats, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said Sunday.
Mr. Johnson said his agency would have to furlough 30,000 workers and freeze pay for workers who still need to report to work, despite claims on Capitol Hill that DHS could function normally when a short-term funding resolution expires Feb. 27.
“Yes, it is that big of a deal,” Mr. Johnson told CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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