The briefing will likely include the newly announced policy change with Cuba, attacks on Sony, executive actions on immigration, tensions with Russia, and the upcoming change in leadership in Congress.
The measure passed 219-197, with 3 votes present
The proposed bill would fund the DHS through early 2015, at which time Republicans will be in a better position to restrict spending on immigration reform.
The lawsuit says that Obama took action to unilaterally change the law and that “unilateral suspension of the Nation’s immigration laws is unlawful.”
“The President used these actions as a first step toward reform of this system and continues to count on Congress for the more comprehensive reform,” Johnson said.
The CRomnibus is part “omnibus”, a long-term funding bill, and part “continuing resolution”, a short-term funding bill.
Republicans are consulting with members and considering options against executive orders on immigration, according to the Speaker.
David Cameron’s welfare reforms receive a tepid thumbs up from Angela Merkel and Swiss voters shelve immigration quotas.
“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”
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