Immigration, Politics

Dems Divided over Border Relief

Nancy Pelosi and her Democratic cabal proposed a series of changes to a $4.5 billion relief package allegedly intended to address the humanitarian crisis at America’s southern border with Mexico. Changes include requiring Customs and Border Protection “to establish health standards for children and adults in custody, including for nutrition and hygiene,” according to The Hill. Pelosi emphasized that the bill was not an immigration reform bill “to meet the needs of our [illegal immigrant] children.” In other words, Democrats are still hyperventilating over the notion that our sovereign borders should be-gasp-secured. Yet again, Pelosi has demonstrated why 2020 continues to incline in President Trump’s favor.

Here’s more from Washington Examiner…

The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on a bill that could further send $4.5 billion to alleviate substandard humanitarian conditions in migrant facilities at the southwestern border. However, Democratic lawmakers are divided on the provisions in the bill that many feel give President Trump too much leeway to use the funds to increase border enforcement, as reported by the New York Times.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., met with several congressional Democrats on Monday evening to discuss the rift over the bill which, if passed, could quickly send money to several migrant programs that are running out of cash. Many progressive Democrats wanted further restrictions in the legislation that would stop Trump from being able to funnel the funds toward border enforcement programs.

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