Trump Today: President says he won’t sign immigration bill without border-wall funding
Market Watch ^ | June 15, 2018 | Robert Schroeder
Posted on 6/15/2018, 11:57:11 AM by 2ndDivisionVet
President Donald Trump said Friday he won’t sign an immigration bill that doesn’t fund a border wall, as he told journalists a Justice Department report showed “total bias” against him and announced tariffs on China.
NO BILL WITHOUT WALL
In an interview on Fox News, Trump said he wouldn’t sign an immigration bill that doesn’t fund his proposed border wall. Votes on immigration bills are likely in the House next week, but it’s unclear whether a bill backed by GOP leaders has enough votes to pass. Trump said he wouldn’t sign the “more moderate one” crafted by House Speaker Paul Ryan.
“We have to have the wall,” Trump said. “We don’t have the wall, there’s no bill.”
A House Republican plan does fund the border wall but also curbs the administration’s policy of separating children from parents seeking asylum at the border. Trump said he hates to see the separation. The administration has said it’s following existing law. Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in place a “zero-tolerance policy” that calls for detaining adults who cross the border illegally….
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