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Wed Sep 26, 2012, 06:54 AM

King says he's delaying lawsuit against Obama

SIOUX CITY | U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, on Monday said heís delaying until after the November election filing a lawsuit that challenges the Obama administrationís new immigration rules. He previously said the case would be submitted before Labor Day.

"We are close to the election. It would be viewed as a political initiative anyway," he said.

The new rules, approved this summer, give illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children a chance to stay in the country and work.

The change was announced June 15. On the same day, King said he would sue President Barack Obama to stop the new policy. King later said the legal action would be submitted at the end of August.

King during a meeting with the Journal editorial board on Monday said he is still working through the list of plaintiffs that could be part of a lawsuit, as well as picking the judicial district for the filing. He hopes to file the case by late 2012 rather than early 2013.


http://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/king-says-he-s-delaying-lawsuit-against-obama/article_6ce86f0e-68d9-5bb9-88dd-efdb5836e17b.html

I am surprised he isn't pushing this ahead and making it political since that is what it is anyway.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Wed Sep 26, 2012, 07:10 AM

1. I am surprised he isn't pushing this ahead

I expect he would be,if it really had legs......Probably sounds good to the murkins,for him to babble on about it though...

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Wed Sep 26, 2012, 07:16 AM

2. He seems to be in a close race against Christine Vilsack

since they redrew the district.

It would be FANTASTIC if they can get Ames (newly included in that district) to turn out and boot his ass out.

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 26, 2012, 07:19 AM

3. Ames is in his district?

I was not aware it went that far east.

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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 26, 2012, 07:34 AM

5. Yup. It's an amazing thing

http://www.iowastatedaily.com/news/article_beb6c296-fa9e-11e1-9e3b-001a4bcf887a.html

They had to redraw the congressional districts after losing a seat and that district is now less red.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Wed Sep 26, 2012, 07:28 AM

4. It has to be political and he just got caught being the usual blowhard.

I hope Christie kicks his butt. What a nasty individual. It is embarrassing to have him represent Iowa.

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