The White House has threatened to veto the $ 4.5 billion bill on Monday that will provide urgent border funding for fears that the legislation in its current form has insufficient funding and includes provisions introduced by democratic lawmakers "that will make our country less
In a statement published in the White House on Monday night, the administration warned that the bill would be vetoed this week if it was passed.
Having ignored the administration's request for the desperately needed funding to tackle the humanitarian crisis in more than a month and despite the efforts of the minority in Parliament, the majority in Parliament presented a partisan bill that finances the required accounts and seeks to take advantage of the current crisis, by introducing policy provisions that will make our country safer,
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Some of the provisions added by the Democrat is, include measures that do not allow funding from detention centers at the border. The refusal to accept the bill comes when the reports of child mortality after their detention at the border continue to increase. , He said that border guard stations hold 1
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Debate on Bill meanwhile represent the Big Challenge for Democratic House President Nancy Pelosi is in the hands of her party.
It is unclear when and whether the bill can get a vote even when the Senate is ready to go on with its own version. The Liberal Democrats call for provisions to strengthen the protection of migrant children and challenge the border policies of the Trump administration. Democrats met on the Capitol Hill with Pelosi on Monday to try to reach a compromise.
Asked before the meeting of concerns that the aspirations of the Democrats to perfection could lead to inaction at the border, Ms Alexandria Occasio-Cortez, DN.Y. , called it a "delicate situation". Then she seems to have left the door open, saying: "My main goal is to prevent the children from dying," before calling the humanitarian bill a "short-term" measure.
But others did not shake. Representative Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Said after the meeting: "We can not continue to throw money into a broken system. We do not just want to make simple changes to this bill, but also to go back to the drawing and really get on with this issue of a humanitarian issue. "
The White House blames MPs in a letter that was trying to erode earlier Monday. his efforts at the border
Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Human Services Alex Azar also told Fox News on Monday that the situation on the US-Mexican border is severe. Azar said that health care shelters have capacity and the budget is not there to increase it if Congress does not work.
Congress plans to leave Washington after a few days of rest from July 4. While MPs do not want to retire without acting for the law for fear of being accused of not responding to the humanitarian problems at the border, it seems unlikely that Congress will have time to send a compromise between the Court of Auditors and Trump until the end of the week. Griffin Jenkins and Associated Press contributed to this report.