House Republicans Agitating For Immigration Fight

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At a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., urged House Republicans to resist the urge to sign on to a discharge petition to force the House to vote on contentious immigration legislation. "I think it's futile to bring a discharge through which would guarantee nothing goes into law," Ryan told reporters this week, outlining his message to the rank-and-file. "The point I keep making is if we're going to advance immigration legislation, let's advance immigration legislation that could get a presidential signature. Not one that would get a presidential veto. That's the point we keep trying to make." Despite those efforts, two Republicans — Rep. John Katko of New York and Dave Trott...

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House Republicans Agitating For Immigration Fight

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