Both Reuters and TPM are reporting that House Speaker John Boehner has surrendered the epic battle he promised last year to fight President Obama "tooth and nail" on his executive actions on immigration - a battle to which the funding of the Department of Homeland Security he has thus far held hostage.
Wingbats are upset, of course, but the injury to the GOP here is of course entirely self-inflicted, not that that makes it any less fun to watch. Democrats played their card incredibly well, knowing that Republicans would never actually shut down DHS. So they called Boehner's bluff as Democratic senators blocked any attempt to "conference" anything but a clean funding bill.
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