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Mon Jan 14, 2019, 07:59 PM

Freedom Caucus members tell Trump to back off wall emergency

The freedom caucus are the most hard core racist idiots in the GOP. Prior to trump, the GOP did its best to ignore these idiots. The freedom caucus does represent the racist idiots who make trump's base and so the freedom caucus is actually being listened to by trump. The freedom caucus does not want trump to declare an emergency and trump appears to be listening to the freedom caucus idiots https://www.politico.com/story/2019/01/11/freedom-caucus-border-emergency-trump-1096929

A core group of the hard-line House Freedom Caucus is urging President Donald Trump against the explosive step of declaring a national emergency to build his wall.

Multiple Republicans in the conservative group have privately raised their concerns with the Trump administration, fearing it would lead to a years-long legal standoff that Democrats could win while setting a dangerous precedent for the presidency, according to more than a dozen lawmakers and GOP aides. They want Trump to hold out for a deal with Democrats, regardless of how long the partial government shutdown drags on.


Trump’s possible pursuit of an emergency declaration on the border divided the caucus during an animated meeting Wednesday night, according to lawmakers who attended the meeting. Members wrestled with constitutional concerns. GOP Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan was reportedly particularly outspoken. Searching for an alternative, the group kicked around other, more legally sound ways for Trump to raise revenue for the wall.

“[Trump] has more options on the table than what I have read about,” said Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), who has sponsored a bill allowing private citizens to make contributions toward building and maintaining border walls. “We shared some of those ideas.”

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Reply Freedom Caucus members tell Trump to back off wall emergency (Original post)
Gothmog Jan 2019 OP
gratuitous Jan 2019 #1
empedocles Jan 2019 #3
Downtown Hound Jan 2019 #2
empedocles Jan 2019 #5
Gothmog Jan 2019 #6
Goodheart Jan 2019 #4

Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:01 PM

1. Translation: We don't want to get blamed for this

Careful what you wish for, boys.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:05 PM

3. [Freedom Caucus] 'Members wrestled with Constitutional conerns'

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:02 PM

2. They don't want Trump to declare an emergency

Because they know that it would set a precedent for Dems to do the same thing and take their precious guns away.

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Response to Downtown Hound (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:07 PM

5. Suspect that 'gun right' issue is a big one on the right, but haven't heard

much about it.

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Response to Downtown Hound (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:41 PM

6. I saw some concern that a new President Harris could declare climate change an emergency

These freedom caucus nut cases would hate to see that happen

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Mon Jan 14, 2019, 08:05 PM

4. I think they still think they're winning this thing and will get trump's wall.

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