House panel passes ‘jail break’ bill by acclamation

· November 18, 2015  
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The chamber of the House of Representatives empties following a joint meeting of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, with visiting Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko. The House and Senate are wrapping up business and heading to their home states for the weeks leading up to the midterm elections. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

While Republicans are busy capitulating to the Democrats on the issue of bringing refugees potentially representing security threats to our shores, they are working overtime to help Obama free violent domestic felons from federal prison.

Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed out of committee H.R. 3713, a bill that will retroactively release a number of violent felons from federal prison. The bill contains most of the retroactive provisions we identified in the Senate bill.  What’s worse, they didn’t conduct a roll call vote and passed the bill by acclamation using a voice vote. Remember, five Republicans opposed the Senate version during the Senate Judiciary Committee markup.

When you look at the Republican Party in totality—the issues they focus on and the issues they ignore – it is clear that not only are they dead set against fighting for us on any issue related to sovereignty, security, or society, they will downright help Obama on many of those issues.

Our nation is under an existential threat from Islamic immigration, sanctuary cities and criminal aliens, and the breakdown of law and order. Obama has made it his top priority for the remainder of his presidency to empty the federal prisons. Yet, Republicans cannot codify his agenda fast enough.

Anyone who tells you the “Paul Ryan House” is an improvement from the Boehner House is living in an alternative universe.


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Author: Daniel Horowitz

Daniel Horowitz is a senior editor of Conservative Review. Follow him on Twitter @RMConservative.