I think that what [President Barack Obama] has done over the past two and half weeks, he's trying to destroy the Republican Party and I think anything we negotiate right now with the president on immigration will be with that same goal in mind, which is to destroy the Republican Party and not to get good policies.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
P.S.: Tea Party Confirms It Will Shut Down Immigration Reform
Roger Algase on the Immigration Daily confirms that the right wing nationalists in the House will take their revenge by blocking any consideration of immigration reform, except presumably for expanded deportations that are proposed in seperate bills. No chance for a path to citizenship. Algase quotes Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID), key member of House Judiciary Committee and former advocate of reform (via Politico):