House Republicans Admit They Won't Pass Border Bill Because It Would Help Biden
House Republicans are admitting the truth that their border concern is all politics., and they won't pass border funding because it would help Biden.
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House Republicans Plan To Do Nothing About The Border
House Republicans claim that the only border legislation that they will accept is their Trump border bill, which is HR 2. However, the truth is that with their House majority set to shrink to two votes by January 21, 2024, the far-right Republicans who control the House intend to do nothing about the border.
And some Republicans were even more direct, suggesting that any deal should be rejected if it could bolster President Joe Biden’s standing ahead of November.
“Let me tell you, I’m not willing to do too damn much right now to help a Democrat and to help Joe Biden’s approval rating,” Rep. Troy Nehls, a Texas Republican, told CNN. “I will not help the Democrats try to improve this man’s dismal approval ratings. I’m not going to do it. Why would I? Chuck Schumer has had HR 2 on his desk since July. And he did nothing with it.”
It will only take two Republican no votes to kill any border/immigration legislation.
Rep. Nehls’ answer was revealing. Republicans are not going to do anything that might help President Biden win a second term in November, so that means that they are interested in solving the immigration issue.