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House Yanks GOP Border Bill

House Yanks GOP Border Bill
Posted July 31st, 2014 @ 3:26pm by Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER) – The House has abandoned a vote on $659 million legislation to address the immigration crisis on the border after Tea Partiers withdrew their support in a dispute over a separate measure on deportations. The move is what Politico is calling "a major setback" for the new GOP leadership team installed today after Eric Cantor stepped down. Speaker John Boehner issued a statement saying the House would continue to work on solutions to the crisis. His statement came shortly after the House postponed the vote on the final day before a five-week summer break.

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