Although Republican supporters described a controversial bipartisan agreement as a way to secure border security, a growing number of GOP lawmakers criticized it as a toothless proposal that would do much more to benefit Ukraine than it would to ease America’s ongoing immigration crisis.
The amount of backlash finally hit a tipping point this week, convincing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to recommend that members of his party reject the bill for which he had previously expressed support.
As Breitbart reported:
Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the shocking decision to recommend Republicans block the advancement of the Senate pro-migration border bill.
That first procedural vote was set for Wednesday. It is unknown if Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) will forge ahead, although