Republicans faced growing opposition to their bill despite last-minute lobbying from President Trump and decided prior to an emergency closed-door meeting with rank-and-file members to postpone the vote until Friday, according to a House GOP aide.
The House also rejected a hard-line bill that included deep cuts to legal immigration and offered only temporary protection for “dreamers.”
The dramatic about-face comes just one day after President Trump signed an executive order ending his administration’s widely denounced practice of separating families apprehended at the Mexico border.
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The executive order the president signed to end his own policy of separating families who are caught crossing the border illegally was a tactical retreat.
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The sweeping plan builds on President Trump’s pledge to shrink the size and scope of the federal government, a long-sought goal of conservatives.
The tech giant that has become infamous for its high-pressure workloads has accused a former Gigafactory worker who says he's a whistleblower of being a potential mass shooter, but the local sheriff's office found no "credible threat."
More than 40 states and the Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn its 1992 decision that restricted collection from retailers without a physical presence in the state.
The company said an investigation found that Brian Krzanich had violated its non-fraternization rules that apply "to all managers.“ Robert Swan, Intel’s chief financial officer, will serve as interim chief executive.
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