Dems Block Senate Vote On Sanctuary Cities

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walks to his office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 22, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer on Tuesday objected to a proposed vote on a Republican bill to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities, arguing they have little to do with the fate of young undocumented immigrants.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to get the ball rolling by proposing a vote on an amendment proposed by Sen. Pat Toomey addressing sanctuary cities, jurisdictions that refuse to help federal officials with immigration enforcement. Schumer immediately objected to that move.

Read more at The Hill.




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