Now led by Donald Trump HIMSELF….
(Who is a private citizen trying to run American Border Policy ?)
House RightWingNuts and the House Speaker will NOT even bring the legisiation up for a vote fearfull the Democrats COULD get the few votes from some Republicans to pass legislation that would NOT be Trump wants President Biden to able to get credit for..
Ukraine , Israel and Taiwan aid will have to seperated out….
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), a frequent Trump critic, called the president’s efforts to derail the bill to keep the issue alive on the campaign trail “appalling.”
“He’s contacted members of Congress telling them that he doesn’t want a border deal because he wants to run on this issue. Appalling,” he said.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), a member of the Senate leadership team, said Trump could still run on the issue of border security even if Biden signs the Senate’s border reforms into law.
“You’re not going to turn off what’s happening at the border like a water faucet. So, this is going to continue to be a problem, and it’s obviously a very potent political issue,” he said.
But Trump’s allies say it’s a moot point because the bill’s not going to pass the House.
“It’s not going to pass the House anyway,” said Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.).
Cruz on Wednesday said the Senate border deal has a “zero point zero, zero, zero” chance of passing the House…
Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) said in a Friday letter to his colleagues that Senate legislation addressing the border and aid to Ukraine and other countries would have been “dead on arrival” in the House, if reports about its terms are true.
The letter follows separate signals from House leadership aides and conservatives in the House and Senate that the supplemental package has no future in the House, even if approved by the Senate….