WASHINGTON  | Lawmakers battle over migrants crossing border illegally

11Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



WASHINGTON  — Congress’ fight over President Donald Trump’s abandoned policy of separating migrant families has stirred anew, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has divided Republicans and that Democrats hope will propel voters their way in the midterm elections.

The battling at the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday underscored how both parties still see vast political potency in immigration, even as congressional votes have shown that partisan differences and divisions within the GOP make it unlikely anything will reach Trump’s desk soon.

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