DOA - Boehner: House Won't Pass Senate Immigration BillSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 00:44
DOA - Boehner: House Won't Pass Senate Immigration Bill
By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times Thursday, May 23, 2013
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday flatly ruled out chances of the House passing the Senate’s immigration bill, saying his chamber will debate its own bill instead.
The Ohio Republican and his top lieutenants in the party issued a joint statement that seemed designed to tamp down some of the momentum behind the Senate bill, which emerged from a committee on a bipartisan 13-5 vote this week, and to stake out a House GOP position.