regent hotel: Public outcry is mounting over the family separations, but so far, there's no clear roadmap for Thursday voting on the emotional issue dividing Republicans.article continues below Trending Stories Mayoral candidate Wai Young promises to scrap bike lanes in Vancouver City orders closure of Regent Hotel in Downtown Eastside Vancouver woman loses 6,000 in CRA scam Minimum wage increases go into effect June 1 across B.C. With the immigration bills teetering in the House, the White House launched an eleventh-hour push to try to bring Republicans onboard, according to Vancouver Courier. Ryan took a group of wavering lawmakers to the White House to meet with Trump in hopes he could persuade them. Trump has said he's 1,000 per cent behind both GOP bills, but restive House Republicans have all but begged GOP leaders for more clarity about what the president would actually sign. Back on Capitol Hill, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen also met with House Republicans. With congressional outcome uncertain and facing condemnation of the family separations from across the political spectrum the White House took action. The results were mixed, with some lawmakers newly announcing their support for a compromise bill, but others digging in against it. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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