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June 08, 2007

Bush: Gimme My Amnesty Back!

In a bid to alienate the three or four dozen conservatives who still support him, President Bush is still after that sweet, sweet amnesty.

WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Bush considers it premature to declare the immigration reform bill dead in the Senate, White House adviser Dan Bartlett said Friday.

A motion to cut off debate on the measure failed Thursday night, stopping the proposal from coming up for a vote. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had said earlier that if the motion was not approved, it would be “over with … gone.”

But Bartlett told CNN that Bush wants Reid to consider putting the bill back on the table.

I guess this answers Kathryn Jean Lopez's question of whether this political marriage can be saved, huh?

Story tip: Hot Air.


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