nearvideo trump administration demanding Congress to pass a $5 billion dollar emergency funding bill
The reaction and the analysis of Texas Rep. Brian Babin on ‘Fox & friends First.’
The White house threatened late Monday to veto a $ 4.5 billion house bill would be the emergency funding to the border over concerns that the legislation in its present form is not triggered by specific financial resources, and includes provisions that democratic lawmakers “that would make our country less safe.”
In a statement from the White house Monday night, the administration warned that the bill would be a Veto this week, if passed.
“After ignoring the management of a partisan bill proposed to the request for urgently needed funds to address the humanitarian crisis at the border for over a month, and despite the efforts of the house minority, the house majority has, that under funds necessary accounts and is trying to take advantage of the current crisis, by inserting the policy rules, the our country less safe,” the statement reads.
EMERGENCY BILL CHALLENGES PELOSI’S GRIP ON DEMOCRATS
Some of the provisions added by Democrats to measures that restrain the financing of detention facilities at the border. The push-to-pass-the bill, as reports of deaths in children to be detained at the border continue to grow.
Customs and Border Protection Chief Operating Officer John Sanders told The Associated Press last week, children have died, after you take care of in the Agency. He said, Border Patrol stations, holding 15,000 people — more than three times its maximum capacity of 4,000.
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The discussions on the draft law, in the meantime, a major challenge for the Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi handle to your party.
It is unclear when and whether the bill might vote, as the Senate is ready to go with your own version. The liberal Democrats are demanding that the provisions to strengthen the protection measures for children of migrants and the challenges, the trump administration’s border policy. Democrats met on Capitol Hill with Pelosi to try, late on Monday night to reach a compromise.
Asked to consider before the meeting, that the Democrats ” push for perfection inaction on the border, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, could lead called it “a delicate situation.” After that, you appeared to have the door left open: “My main goal is to keep kids from dying,” before the call of the humanitarian bill a “short-term” measure.”
But others were not swayed since. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said after the meeting: “We can’t continue to throw money at a dysfunctional system. We are not just asking for simple changes in this bill, but to go back to the drawing Board and really this is the address of a humanitarian Problem.”
The White house accused lawmakers of trying in a previous letter Monday to undermine your efforts at the border.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar also told Fox News on Monday that the situation at the U.S. border with Mexico is terrible. Azar said HHS shelters are at capacity and the budget is not there to increase unless Congress acts.
The Congress plans to leave Washington in a few days for a week at the 4. July Summer Break. While the legislature does not want to go, without acting on the legislation, out of fear, accused of not responding to the humanitarian problems at the border, it seems unlikely that Congress would Trump will have time to send you a house-Senate compromise by the end of the week.
Fox News handle Jenkins and The Associated Press contributed to this report.