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Jackson Lee admitted easily what Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson couldn’t over the weekend, when he was asked about Democrats blocking the bill. “Democrats are not blocking debate,” he said on Fox News.
Democrats have blocked the DHS funding bill five times, including in a Monday night vote that gave the Senate just four days to find a way forward before DHS funding expires on Friday.
As Jackson Lee noted, Democrats oppose the DHS bill because it includes language to defund President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. Democrats have said Republicans should not be combining the two issues, and have said a federal court’s recent decision to block Obama’s action should allow Republicans to remove the immigration language from the bill.
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