Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement -- and liberal Democrats complained the bill did not go far enough to rein in the administration's efforts on that front.
Reuters reports the White House on Thursday called on the House of Representatives to pass the Senate’s version of a funding bill to address the increase of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. In a statement, the White House blamed Democrats, who control the House, for delaying the aid needed...
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The House bill contains more than $4 billion combined for supplies and unaccompanied migrant children's care. But the White House could block the bill over more... Christian Science Monitor Also reported by •NPR