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Today the senate began voting on a series of amendments to the bipartisan immigration reform bill but -- legislation could be.
Debt on -- -- if it gets to the house speaker Boehner says he will not push it through.
-- less most Republicans back it.
Even kind of trash -- -- -- plan earlier calling them laughable.
I don't see anyway it.
Bring in an immigration bill -- floor of the doesn't have a majority support.
A vote of Republicans and I frankly think -- the senate bill.
Is weak on border security I think the internal.
Enforcement mechanisms are weak and that triggers.
-- almost laughable.
That's all if -- if they're serious about getting -- from bill.
I think your other presidents on Democrats on -- reach out to their Democrat Republican colleagues.
To build broad bipartisanship -- Then senate majority leader Reid shot back at the house speaker.
I have talked to -- four Democrats believe me.
And I told him concentrate.
Don't at this stage worry about what's gonna happen in the house.
OK Andrea want to ask you this present political tactical question should the senate passed a bill that could not pass the house.
It depends if you're Republican or Democrat.
I think the continent because right now in its current form the way that the senate bills looking.
It's a mess.
And the really good work on it I think is being done in the house I think John Boehner very Smart the way he handled that he's not gonna push his members out there without a majority to walk the plank he knows mid terms are coming up.
But I'll a lot of this bill has turned into a Christmas tree and though I support -- talked about it here doing something you have to do something.
The border amendment bill for example or that that that failed today the -- amendment.
It's not strong enough and so a lot of these Republicans voted against it because they said this is not good enough.
The poison pill as -- talk about -- they said I'm I would rather vote against this that says border security.
Then allow something to go through that might not be as strong.
And -- have a lot of work to do in the senate a lot of acetate is something that kind of a similar question is there anything that the -- -- That could convince the right that this is a good bill -- I think -- there isn't it would take the price of fight not pass the senate then because in order get the right on board.
V and I knew it would have to be the border has to be secure first that's the wind issue that's the -- right now now.
-- that Marco Rubio Cinemark -- watch our show last night he called me this morning and said can we talk about this will be said I do want to.
Pass some legalization.
First pass a bill first and then secure the border -- -- -- center with.
Are you do that I can secure the border -- how do you know what's gonna securities has been hit hit a three part plan it sounded good but for me.
I think senator Paul is right on the other side say.
Let's get the border secure first and then work in the I think I'm telling you I'm telling -- privatize the border it's the best way to handle all bit on the free market guy that's the way to do it.
That second -- and and a deal is in -- security defense has sort of been cut they've voted that thing down sixty gonna get stronger bill was -- much more support.
And that fact he's feel OK about today and said that this April yet the CB out of -- -- of you know I got today.
-- said that the bill will save a 197 billion over toward a fourteen point Tony three.
But beyond that this is a deal that's inevitable I've seen these so -- times and Washington.
The trainees get -- move another station finished doing needs to do there will be a bill in the house and get to conference and the Republicans are not gonna stop -- conference.
And Greg this I can guarantee a way for a GOP congressmen or senator to get front page -- times coverage in half how attack one another.
Always the best way so that left.
Has been an escape under -- the radar with their divisions that you think it is hurting the writer of the GOP at all the.
Stepping I don't know because you know we keep being told you know you know it's good policy but you don't have don't convince -- it's good policy just convince -- it's right.
And -- -- need to form a coherent argument.
About why the other sides promise of free stuff is -- -- meant to dependents -- that actually hard work and achievement.
Is why you come to the United States they gotta do that whether they're for immigration are not -- but I think the eleven.
Million documented workers are heroes.
Because they're raising awareness.
-- about our border.
No argument -- I thought undocumented it's a little joke there can -- like I say it's let's stop calling it difficult to beat.
Stop of the gang of eight.
You know if if the -- before the Gigabit caught it gavel because that's a lot of people.
Not so call -- offense or border call it up a friendship 20 that they actually talking about offense a double fence that dad Ron San Diego's actually working that this that one of the most important thing is what happens if you do do this what happens of the gang of -- gets us through.
House decides to do -- ended up and didn't negotiate it goes through.
-- illegal and currently here.
Why would you do it why would you go through the process of ten to fifteen years before you get your citizenship.
Pay your taxes for fifteen years and hope at the end it still gonna beat everyone concerned and why wouldn't you just -- Do what -- doing now just work illegal because it's I think it.
I think that level of anxiety for people is too strong -- -- and there's an economic argument can be made that companies.
Are uncertain about how to handle things and some companies are accused of abuse.
And that could hopefully be taken care with.
Republicans don't passes they're gonna use it as a club against -- in the mid term so we're not really having a real policy discussion.
We're having a political discussion again about what we can do to punish each other instead of do what's right or what's Smart and penalties on local -- -- you political.
Well with those words -- -- -- -- going to be back because directly ahead there's hit.
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