TX Rep threatens to cut off pay to Obama, DHS until action taken on border crisis

TX Rep threatens to cut off pay to Obama, DHS until action taken on border crisis

“Either enforce the law or they’re not gonna get paid. Period. That’ll work…”

A member of the Texas delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives made it clear he believes in earning one’s pay. As reported on the Fox Business Network’s on-line news portal, Representative John Culberson called for a suspension of pay to Barack Obama and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) until they start to “enforce the law” regarding the tsunami of illegal aliens that have been streaming into the Rio Grande Valley as of late.

The Congressman on the right House committees to make that happen. Culberson is a member of the  House Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for the funding of every action, program or department of the federal government.

While interviewed on “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” the two-term representative was asked what specifics could be done to help stem the flow of an estimated tens of thousands of children who have illegally crossed the border in recent weeks. His reposne:

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As an appropriator, Lou, I’m going to do everything in my power to use the tools the Founders gave us … the power of the purse … so that Barack Obama and Homeland Security they either enforce the law or they’re not gonna get paid. Period. That’ll work.

Culberson further said he personally holds the Chief Executive responsible not only for the current border situation, but also for attempting to  destroy the United States:

House Republicans have had it. We have watched Barack Obama dismantle and damage so much of the America we known and love. And this is it. We all [House Republicans] feel as I do. We’re done. We’re not going to allow this to continue, this humanitarian crisis.

T. Kevin Whiteman

T. Kevin Whiteman

T. Kevin Whiteman is a retired Master Sergeant of Marines. He has written for Examiner, Conservative Firing Line, and other blogs.

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