Two key House Democrats say White House immigration adviser Stephen Miller should testify before their congressional panels.
The White House press secretary said President Trump has asked his administration to look into the plan, which was earlier rejected by officials in the Department of Homeland Security.
House leaders are in a holding pattern while they try to get centrists united behind a $15 national minimum-wage bill. Some are floating a regional differential as an alternative.
The Federal Reserve chair said politics do not influence his decisions to raise interest rates, despite comments from the president who nominated him.
Lawmakers shared frustration with President Trump and blind hope for a comprehensive immigration deal that appears as far away as ever.
A revolt from the party’s left flank this week echoed the ideological infighting that plagued Republicans during their eight-year majority.
“We have to figure out whether we’re going to be able to govern,” House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) said, with the fate of legislation in doubt.
The House passed a revised version of the landmark 1994 Violence Against Women Act with an expansion of gun control.
The defiance from House leaders comes as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told her 3.8 million Twitter followers to “pause your donations” to the campaign committee in protest.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), who has cast himself as a moderate on immigration policy, made at a $25-per-ticket event in his Denver-area district.