Congressional Democrats are trying to sneak a provision offering amnesty for illegal immigrants into a massive spending bill that could cost as much as $6 trillion, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) claimed Thursday.
“This is the word we’ve been getting over the last couple of weeks,” Cotton told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom”. “The Democrats want to include a massive amnesty in that legislation. That will simply act as a bigger magnet for more illegal immigration into this country.”
A group of migrants mainly from Venezuela wade through the Rio Grande as they cross the U.S.-Mexico border.AP
Democrats, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have insisted that a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan be considered in tandem with a much larger bill, with Pelosi repeatedly saying she would not allow a House vote on the bipartisan bill until the Senate passes the larger plan through the parliamentary gambit of reconciliation.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said last