House To Vote Next Week On Competing Immigration Bills

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan takes questions last week from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and moderates. Late Tuesday, his office announced the House would vote on two immigration bills next week.

The move by House GOP leaders late Tuesday night heads off a contentious “discharge petition” effort led by GOP moderates and House Democrats to force immigration votes if no deal was reached.

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