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Offbeat House speaker Ryan won't guarantee passage of upcoming immigration bill

19:53  14 june  2018
19:53  14 june  2018 Source:   reuters.com

House Speaker Ryan sets debate next week on 'Dreamer' immigration bills

  House Speaker Ryan sets debate next week on 'Dreamer' immigration bills U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan will advance two competing immigration bills to the full House of Representatives next week in an attempt to resolve a deep split within the Republican Party on legislation to protect illegal "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation.AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan, said in a statement that debate on the bills are intended to "resolve the border security and immigration issues" that have been roiling House Republicans for several weeks.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after a weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas. “I want to get this done this spring,” Ryan said at a news conference, referring to possible House passage of a farm bill with changes to

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan , in a bid to settle a divisive election-year fight among his fellow Republicans, will bring two competing immigration bills to the House floor Ryan has been loathe to allow a vote on the latter. Passage of it would mark a major victory for opposition Democrats.

The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday dampened expectations of lawmakers soon passing immigration reform legislation that is expected to come to the floor next week and which has yet to be publicly released.

"We won't guarantee passage," Paul Ryan, a Republican, said at a press briefing where he described the legislation as a "very good compromise."

"We want to give members the ability to express their positions and I do hope this passes.”

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"I want to get this done this spring," Ryan said at a news conference, referring to possible House passage of a farm bill with changes to nutrition assistance programs that is expected to face deep opposition. On immigration , Ryan said he "would like to see a border security solution" paired with

House Speaker Paul Ryan holds a weekly news conference in Washington. "I want to get this done this spring," Ryan said at a news conference, referring to possible House passage of a farm bill with changes to nutrition assistance programs that is expected to face deep opposition.

Paul Ryan wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Ryan speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington © REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Ryan speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Paul Ryan Doesn't Want Kids Split From Their Parents, But He Won't Blame Trump For It .
President Donald Trump’s policies have separated more than 1,000 immigrant children from their parents at the border. But according to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), it’s not Trump’s fault. “This is because of a court ruling,” Ryan said Thursday during a press conference. He went on to repeat the claim three times. The speaker said he was not comfortable with children being taken from their parents at the border.

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