Trump Urges House Vote On Immigration Bill, Despite Low Senate Chances

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Saagar Enjeti White House Correspondent
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President Donald Trump urged the House of Representatives to vote for an immigration bill that fulfills his priorities despite little chance of passage in the Senate.

Trump’s tweet is a reversal from past position on the legislation with recent concern that House republicans should not even waste their time trying to pass a bill restricting immigration because of obstacles in the Senate.

The bill would fully fund Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, tighten legal immigration, and provide a pathway to citizenship for young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.


Saagar Enjeti