The Bring Jobs Home Act, which aims to close tax loopholes that favor companies that choose to move overseas, was blocked in the Senate last Saturday by a Republican filibuster.
Republicans say the Administration’s $3.7 billion request will not solve the border problem.
The administration is requesting an 11.5 percent increase in funding for the issue.
Senate Democrats said the U.S. should not wait until comprehensive tax reform is passed to act.
Those who undertake the challenge must use only $77, the weekly figure for those working full-time minimum wage minus taxes and average housing expenses, for all purchases throughout the week.
“He’s been fundraising, shooting pool in a Denver area bar, and grabbing a burger at a Delaware lunch stand,” wrote McCarthy on his website.
And Senate Democrats have a visual aid of their own.
“This is just what we used to call in the military AWOL,” McCain told Fox News.
The bill, which passed unanimously via a voice vote, budgets $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding.
When asked if Democrats and Republicans can come to a compromise by the end of July, Boehner replied, “I would certainly hope so, but I don’t have as much optimism as I would like to have.”