Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID) was on MSNBC with Jose Diaz-Balart when he made a shocking revelation.
Apparently the Republican controlled House of Representatives had been working on an immigration reform bill and that the bill was close to being a done deal – having earned enough bipartisan support to pass – when the White House stepped in and told Democrats to walk away from the negotiations!
Representative Labrador said;
“[The House bill] was something that would be acceptable to the House, would include all of the areas of immigration we needed to do. It was going to include border security, interior security, and the more the White House heard about what the House was doing, the more they interfered. His chief of staff, the president’s chief of staff at the time, decided to call House Democrats and tell them that they needed to stop negotiating with House Republicans because they wanted the only vehicle for immigration reform, they want it to be the Senate bill. The president is in essence telling the American people it is only the Senate bill that is the only vehicle for immigration reform and that nothing else is acceptable.”
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