ICYMI – This afternoon, Chuck Schumer indicated he has little interest in supporting legislation to fix the issue of illegal immigrant children being separated from their parents at the border.
It’s almost as if he would rather play politics and use the issue as a political wedge than actually solve the problem…
Senate Democrats reject GOP legislative fix to stop family separations
June 19, 2018
Senate Democrats indicated Tuesday they may not agree to narrow legislation that would end the separation of children from parents who cross into the country illegally at the southern border.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., refused to say if he and other Democrats would support a bill that Republicans are working on, and when pressed, said several times that President Trump should act on his own to stop these family separations from happening.
"Let's hope we never get to that….," Schumer said.
“We hope to reach out to the Democrats to see if we can get a result,” McConnell said. “Which means making a law and not get into some sparring match back and forth that leads to no conclusion.”
But Senate Democratic leaders say they won’t go along with the approach.
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