The President’s rhetoric doesn’t match his action. His Department of Justice wants to keep low-income, minority children trapped in failing schools.
Tom Del Beccaro: #Obama #SOTU lie: "The United States is more secure." America is not more secure with al Qaeda or Iran closer to a bomb/Middle East on fire
Darrell Issa Responds to State of the Union:
◼ ‘Highest approval in the building’: Politicians anxious to meet Willie Robertson at SOTU - Twitchy, Who Said What on Twitter
◼ A Small, Incoherent State of the Union Address - Stephen F. Hayes/Weekly Standard
The speech was long, more than an hour. At times it was defiant, at others it felt almost conciliatory. But mostly the speech was forgettable, disposable – a long list of modest policy proposals that will not be remembered for much longer than their echo in the House chamber.
◼ An Instantly Forgettable State of the Union Address - Guy Benson/Townhall
◼ Re-state of the Union - John Stossel/Townhall
◼ Republicans bash Obama for overstepping bounds - Politico
Marco Rubio: “I think it’s unfortunate, I think it’s divisive and quite frankly, borderline unconstitutional on many of those issues,” Rubio said. “I understand the [legislative] process takes long and can be frustrating, but I think it truly undermines the republic.”
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said the president requested more controversial pieces of legislation — like immigration reform — than he did when Democrats controlled both chambers of Congress.
“Suddenly he wants things that Republicans won’t give him that he didn’t ask Democrats to do — it seems like a lot of theatrics,” Huelskamp said. Huelskamp said he joked with fellow members that he’s going to file legislation that doesn’t require a presidential signature.
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