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Breaking: Trump's Wall

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Carl Herrera, Dec 18, 2018.

  1. Bobbythegreat

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    When bills don't get filibustered they require fewer votes, self explanatory no?

    When it comes to the funding votes, Democrats filibustered every single one of them and if you notice, several of those votes "failed" with a majority voting in favor of the bill passing....3 of the 4 in fact. The only bill that had significant support from Democrats that included any border barrier funding was the Collins bill that included 2.5 billion dollars for "border security" in exchange for a path to citizenship for DACA recipients. That wasn't viewed as good enough to garner either full support from Democrats or significant support from Republicans which is why it failed to overcome filibuster despite gaining a majority vote.

    If the Senate did away with the silent filibuster they'd solve a lot of these problems.
     
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    They weren't filibustered because they couldn't be because they were done under the budget reconciliation process...

    ...which Republicans didn't do because the Wall wasn't really important to a good portion of the party. There are those in the party that certainly have a hard on for it, but a lot of them are only going along with it for Trump's sake.
     
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    Bobby making stuff up again.

    alternative facts#
     
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  4. Bobbythegreat

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    Fair enough, same result though, they required 60 votes which is why they didn't pass...also there were other bills that would have funded the government and provided for border security funding that were filibustered by Democrats which is why there was a shutdown. It's intellectually dishonest to claim that one party "controls" congress when they don't have the 60 votes it would take to pass a bill over a filibuster or in a budget reconciliation process

    As to saying that border security wasn't important, that's also dishonest, nearly everyone in both parties supported it before Trump Derangement Syndrome caused people to flip flop on the issue. Hell most of the current border barriers were passed by Democrats.
     
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    National Emergency confirmed.

    https://patch.com/texas/conroe-mont...migrant-child-rapist-using-fake-name-arrested
     
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    Rick Wilson is wicked funny...
     
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    Port of entry you say?

     
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    trump is so obsessed he tells the most unbelievable lies...

     
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    LOL, pence should go to his wife's school. My daughter just had to read that poem for her college English Lit class and could have explained that the "wall" actually represents the sharing, the community between the two neighbors, and the wall itself was a relic from the past that should be demolished.

     
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    Fake News!
     
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    Now the orange one is blaming Paul Ryan for not getting funding for his wall project.
     
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    You always blame the most recently fired/quit. Standard operating procedure is you get 1 year to blame the person.
     
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    Why would Trump blame a low level staffer that he barely knew? Weird. o_O
     
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    because he lied about having mexico pay for the wall he had to blame someone but never himself.
     
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    when Trump promised Mexico was gonna pay for his beautiful vanity wall

    Paul Ryan should have took a crash course in Spanish because he'll need it to convince Mexico to pay
     
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    What color hats do reporters from the daily caller and breitbart wear?
     
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