White House Threatens To Veto House Border Bill


The White House threatened Wednesday to veto the $659 million border bill crafted by House Republicans, calling it an insufficient bill that places “arbitrary and unrealistic demands” on the nation’s immigration system. The administration went on to slam the GOP bill as “patchwork legislation.”

With just two days until August recess, concern intensifies that nothing will be finalized on the immigration front. However, there’s some good news on the VA front. House Republicans on Wednesday overwhelming voted in favor of the bipartisan, bicameral agreement to start reforming the Veteran Administration.

And just in time for August recess…a sharply divided House authorized the GOP-led plan to sue President Obama alleging he exceeded his constitutional powers.

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