Obama Blocked! House Passes Bill To Pause Syrian Refugee Program

The House on Thursday passed legislation that would pause the Obama administration's plan to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year.

House approves bill to pause Syrian refugee program

Here are the names of the 2 Republicans who voted against this bill to keep America safe:

  1. Rep. Steve King from Iowa. Click here to tell him how you feel about his vote.
  2. Rep. Walter Jones from North Carolina. Click here to tell him how you feel about his vote.

The House on Thursday passed legislation that would pause the Obama administration’s plan to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year. Lawmakers passed the bill 289-137 with 242 Republicans and 47 Democrats voting in favor. Two Republicans and 135 Democrats voted against the measure.

Proposed in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, the GOP-sponsored bill would require the Homeland Security secretary, FBI director, and director of national intelligence to certify the completion of background checks for all refugees from Iraq and Syria and certify that they they don’t threaten U.S. national security.

Meanwhile, Obama has been threatening to veto the bill

The bill, sponsored by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Rep. Richard Hudson, R-North Carolina, was crafted just this week following last Friday’s attacks after authorities said one of the eight terrorists involved had originated in Syria.

Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, both said earlier this week that the plan should be halted until the administration strengthens the vetting and verification process for incoming refugees.

President Obama, however, is sticking by the plan and defended it in a series of tweets on Wednesday.

The White House issued a veto threat Thursday on the bill, arguing that the legislation would introduce “unnecessary and impractical requirements” to help vulnerable people and it would provide “no meaningful additional security for the American people.”

“It baffles me,” Ryan told reporters Thursday morning about the veto threat. source

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  • the other mary

    Gee I feel so much better (not). Closing the door after the thieves have come in…..hmmmm….I guess 900,000 is better than 900,001.

  • Brenda Stroda

    It doesn’t baffle me that our Muslim King Obama would threaten a veto! I just pray our nation can survive his last year on the throne.

  • Joseph D’Hippolito

    Ryan should not be baffled. Obama is doing this not because he’s Muslim but because he’s Leftist. He and his fellow idealogues believe that all Third World peoples are oppressed by the Euro-American developed world (which also includes Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Israel, in their eyes). Since the vast majority of Muslims live in the Third World, they fit the ideological bill. In the Leftist mind (or what passes for it), the oppressed are not required to be accountable simply because they are oppressed. This is as much of a tenet of faith to Leftists as the Resurrection of Jesus is to Christians. That’s why the Left is doubling-down. Failing to do so would force them to confront the inadequacy (if not outright stupidity) of their most cherished beliefs. Pope Francis and his bishops are doing the same thing not because of Catholic theology or Jesus’ words to care the the poor (despite their claims). They’re doing it because they’ve bought into much of the Leftist world view.

  • Larry/vietnamvet1971

    Just my opinion the Repubs. Majority should use their numbers to be a Thorn in obama’s side for the next year, make his life & power feeble or at best weak for he deserves it for being such a GOD & Christian hater, he is an Evil, wicked little man, I can not question his Salvation for that is between him & GOD, but I can look at his fruit and see it is BAD/corrupt so what does that tell us about his claim of being a Christian, a lot of people make that claim.

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  • Rick Allen Carfagna

    BLATANT TRUTH TIME: See France? That is precisely the outcome that ☭bama the usurping diaper headed enemy combatant pawn of Satan is hoping for. Folks need to wake up to the FACT that ☭bama; IS the most dangerous enemy combatant; who has ever declared war on America. All, while residing in the “Peoples’ Mosque” (formerly known as the ǝsnoɥǝʇıɥʍ)! Anybody that is paying attention has noticed that ☭bama has proven beyond the shadow of any doubt (in his own words and actions) that he is a “tyrannical, treasonous, condescending, liar, in contempt, socialist who IS diligently & deliberately destroying America from within”. And that my friend is a “National Security Threat”. My question is; “why does that usurping diaper headed enemy combatant pawn of Satan still breath?” I recall a time before the fundamental transformation of Ameri☭a when you would receive a medal of honor for killing such enemies. That pawn of Satan should have decomposed a long time ago but NOOOoo…instead we sit around like a bunch of 1942 Jews, standing on a railroad platform, waiting for the train…in denial.
    Meanwhile: In America, ALL of our employees ARE insubordinate to their oath and derelict in their duty! Ponder this TRUTH for a moment: As per the Constitution of the United States of America, in a case of “treason” it is directed that 2 (two) of our employees are to issue warrant to that effect. The suspect is then taken into custody until a trial before a military tribunal. This administration HAS indeed committed 11 counts of “treason” (that we KNOW about). >>>Who issued warrants?<<< I wholeheartedly believe that the vast majority are under duress of threat to them and their families, from the marionette manipulators that own and control America…lock stock and barrel. There are however a few that are very compliant by choice. ☭bama being the first and foremost willing puppet. After all…it has been his goal from the get-go (to assist in a world wide caliphate via America). And now ☭bama the most dangerous enemy combatant to ever declare war on America holds the keys to the most powerful arsenal on the planet.

    Welcome to the “Fundamental Transformation” of Ameri☭a

  • mgreenwood716@yahoo.com

    Don’t count on it getting past the senate.

  • Grace Leamon

    about time this man was shut down he needs to be impeached he does not care about american people his loyalty lies with muslims not americans

  • Linda Carsia

    So why isn’t he being escorted out of the mosque he’s living in? It’s SO obvious that he is lying to the American people regarding the oath he took to uphold the Constitution and to protect this country……sounds like treason to me…..I think he thinks he’s some kind of king…….someone needs to correct that for him. Time he left………God help us who believe in righteousness.

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  • Heather

    It’s all for show because they KNOW he will veto it and then can say they “tried” to fight it.

  • Rachel

    You all know that Mr. Obama doesn’t ACTUALLY Tweet or psot anything…right? When it says “President Obama Tweeted…..” Its not true.

  • Char

    He’s like a little spoiled kid that didn’t get his way. He HATES when he doesn’t get his way. I can just see him slamming doors and stomping his foot cuz he didn’t get his way. Awwwww. Besides being a poor excuse for a leader, he’s also a poor excuse for an adult male. Yes, Brenda, I’m with you. Lord knows what we’re going to have to endure this next year of the thug in office.

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  • carrierwave

    Let’s face the facts here. The refugee/terrorist problem is Obama’s fault to begin with. Unconstitutional foreign entanglements, using U.S. military, personnel, and tax dollars to fight MUSLIM WARS in the Middle East is treasonous. Fleeing refugees are the perfect storm to further bring down America economy and collapes the dollar. All part of the globalist CONgress plan for world government.

  • Tom Williams

    Doesn’t the Senate have to approve it, too?


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