Gop Leaders: Hard-Right Proposal and Campaign-Season Tumult
gop leaders: The campaign-season tumult erupted as GOP leaders put finishing touches on a pair of Republican bills a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's conservative and moderate wings, with White House input, according to CTV. Only the compromise bill would open a door to citizenship for young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, and reduce the separation of children from their parents when families are detained crossing the border -- a practice that has drawn bipartisan condemnation in recent days. The White House later walked back the comments, formally endorsing the measure and saying Trump had been confused. I'm looking at both of them, Trump said when asked about the proposals during an impromptu interview on Fox News' Fox & Friends, adding I certainly wouldn't sign the more moderate one. Leaders released a schedule for next week that included possible consideration of immigration legislation. The comment prompted widespread confusion on the Hill and jeopardized Republicans' plans for votes on both bills next week. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.