House Republicans cancel immigration votes in embarrassing setback

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(Worthy News) - Staring at a certain defeat, House Republicans canceled votes on their immigration compromise Thursday — an embarrassing setback for leaders who thought they had finally been able to wrangle some unanimity on an issue that has bedeviled them for years.

Lawmakers emerged from a closed-door evening meeting to say their new goal is a vote sometime next week, after they try to make tweaks to win over conservatives while keeping moderates on board.

The vote on the “moderate” compromise bill was postponed just hours after a more conservative bill failed in the House by a 231-193 vote. More than three dozen Republicans joined Democrats to kill the legislation. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “House Republicans cancel immigration votes in embarrassing setback

  1. I think we ought to do what President Trump said abou imagration. This is why the American people voted for him. We were all sick of Obama.

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