Category: border deal

Sinema outlines details of border deal negotiations

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-Ariz.) outlined the details of what bipartisan lawmakers are discussing as part of a border security agreement being negotiated by senators. Sinema, a top negotiator in the discussions, detailed some of what is being hashed out on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” She said proposals include ending the practice of “catch and release,” which allows migrants without proper documents to be released in…

Former RNC chair urges lawmakers in both parties to ‘take the win’ on tentative border deal

Michael Steele, the former chair of the Republican National Committee, urged lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to “take the win” in the tentative border deal as negotiations continue and uncertainty remains on whether the bipartisan bill will pass. “Take the win. Take the win. This is a moment that, you know, when you stop and think about it is very clarifying. Democrats and…

Greene: GOP senators backing border bill ‘willing to be traitors to our country’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said her Republican colleagues in the upper chamber who are backing bipartisan immigration and funding legislation that is the subject of ongoing negotiations are “willing to be traitors to our country.” As the Senate prepares to move forward with the bill, House conservatives have expressed growing opposition to the deal, which includes funding for Ukraine and Israel in addition to…

DeSantis claims proposed border deal is just a ‘farce’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) slammed the proposed border deal and criticized President Biden for not stopping “the invasion” in Saturday comments. “This border deal is a farce. Joe Biden already has the authority to shut the border down. He could declare it a national emergency,” DeSantis said in a video posted to X, the platform formerly known as Twitter. “He could stop the invasion…

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