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Wed May 16, 2018, 03:39 PM

Leaders warn Republicans against forcing immigration vote

Source: The Hill

Republican leaders warned rank-and-file members Wednesday not to move ahead with a discharge petition to force an immigration vote, saying the effort would effectively hand over power to the Democrats, according to lawmakers who attended the closed-door meeting.

“They said it’s a lot better to stick together as team than a few guys trying to do their own thing with a bill that simply switches the power over to the other party,” Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) told The Hill. “It turns the floor over to them.”

Leaders also said that the “the governing majority should be able to accomplish its agenda without resorting to discharge,” said Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ark.). “That’s fundamental to governing.”

After the meeting, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) reiterated his opposition to the discharge petition.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/house/387953-gop-leaders-warn-republicans-against-forcing-immigration-vote?userid=57999

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Wed May 16, 2018, 03:47 PM

1. GOP is in trouble no matter what they do and it's great to

Watch.....November is quickly coming

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Wed May 16, 2018, 05:41 PM

2. Right! Nov. 2018 is coming...tick tock, tick tock, tick tock...nt

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Wed May 16, 2018, 07:12 PM

3. Bunch of sniveling cowards Repugs all

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