GOP leaders maintain press convention as Home goals to vote on immigration subsequent week — dwell stream (News)


Home Republicans are holding their weekly press convention on Wednesday as lawmakers goal to carry two separate immigration payments to the ground for a vote subsequent week. Ryan’s spokeswoman AshLee Robust mentioned in an announcement Tuesday night time that members of the convention “have negotiated instantly and in good religion with one another for a number of weeks, and because of this, the Home will take into account two payments subsequent week that can avert the discharge petition and resolve the border safety and immigration points.”

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The transfer comes as a potential avenue for members to lastly vote on immigration laws after earlier failed makes an attempt to supply an enduring repair to the Deferred Motion for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). The settlement additionally got here collectively as average Republicans appeared near clinching the mandatory help to power a vote utilizing a discharge petition. 

The discharge petition in the end obtained 216 signatures. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX, the lone Democrat who was withholding help, signed the petition Tuesday night.  Ryan and Republican management have been crucial of the measure, saying it could end in a presidential veto. 

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CBS News’ Rebecca Kaplan contributed to this report. 


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