Farm bill prospects in U.S. House clouded by immigration debate
Thursday, 17 May 2018 () WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives have told their Republican leaders a farm bill vote scheduled for Friday should not happen until they are given a chance to consider an immigration bill.
Molly Hooper, CBSN political contributor and congressional reporter for The Hill, joins CBSN to discuss why House conservatives killed the farm bill, and what that means for the rest of Speaker Paul Ryan's time in office.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a sweeping $867 billion farm bill on Friday after Republican leaders failed to appease... Reuters - PoliticsAlso reported by •Seattle Times
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On Thursday, Republican members of Congress who are pushing for action on immigration legislation, said they are getting closer to an agreement on a bill that President Donald Trump may support... Source: Wochit -