“House and Senate Republicans spent much of this week trying to publicly blame Democrats for blocking an extension of Homeland Security Department funding, which is set to expire in two weeks,” the Wall Street Journal reports.
“But behind the coordinated GOP campaign, Republicans in the House and Senate are engaged in an intense intraparty debate over how to resolve the immigration impasse that has left lawmakers stymied as the funding deadline approaches. The two chambers’ divergent rhetoric and internal temperatures could create difficulties ahead for GOP leaders not just on immigration, but also in future fights on the budget or other fiscal issues such as raising the nation’s debt limit.”
Politico: “Lawmakers left town without a solution to the DHS standoff. They’ll return with just days to avert a shutdown.”Save to Favorites