Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio). (Reuters)
Ed O’Keefe and Robert Costa
The House GOP managed Friday to overcome deep internal divisions and reach a consensus on two measures to address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. But the proposals, which are strongly opposed by the White House, most Democrats and immigration advocates, are unlikely to ever become law.
President Obama slammed House Republicans for not passing a border crisis bill before the August recess, saying that they are forcing him to take executive action, which is the very thing they are suing him for.
Prosecutors in the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, introduced the infamous Rolex watch on Thursday as a key piece of evidence in the trial. The Post’s Rosalind Helderman explains.