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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., refused to say this week, if you agree with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-s, D-NY, – comparison of prisons on the southern border to Nazi concentration camps.
Ocasio-Cortez faced backlash from within her own party after a comparison of the processing of illegal immigrants to the Jews in the concentration camps earlier this month, and even a video response of two Holocaust survivors, will be as your comments, ignorant and personally offensive.
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Nicholas Ballasy, a Washington, DC-based video journalist who approached Pelosi on Tuesday and asked whether it agrees with the first assessment of the border crisis. Pelosi past Ballasy and dodged the question crashed completely.
“We have a bill on the floor, which is going to — passing a bill for the children,” she replied. “I hope you would to. Thank you.”
The bill Pelosi said, an additional spending bill was passed by the Democratically-controlled house in the night on Wednesday by a final vote of the 230-195. The Senate defeated the bill, 55-37 on Thursday.
Would the bill to allocate 4.5 billion US to help Dollar Federal funds, ease the humanitarian crisis resulting from overcrowding and legal confusion. The bill provides funds for additional food, clean water, medical care and additional protection for unaccompanied children. It would also prevent the funding will go to organizations such as ICE or DHS.
The GOP-controlled Senate passed its own bipartisan immigration bill Wednesday, the beneficiary also 4.5 billion US dollars allocated in Federal funds and also ICE. The measure by a final vote of 84-8.
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Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the House version “go nowhere proposal as a poison pill filled riders, which the President has indicated he would veto.”
The White house issued a statement Monday evening, promising to veto any legislation that does not more funding for border protection agencies.
Another journalist, Pelosi asked if the house would think, passed the Republican-backed bill, and she said, the Democrats would have the support of their own measure.
Ballasy followed up with Pelosi and asked how she was handling progressive counter-movement in their own ranks. “We have a great, strong voice. I am very proud of our votes and our members, and the work you did,” she replied.
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Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described Democratic Socialist, voted against the bill along with three of their First Democratic colleagues: Illahn Omar D – Minn., Ayanna Pressley D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Vandana Rambaran contributed to this report