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.
House GOP leaders are reneging on a vow to hold an immigration vote before the August recess. The move puts Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in an awkward spot as he seeks the Speaker position. In June,..