Senate Parliamentarian Rules Out Including Amnesty In Reconciliation Bill

Washington Times

Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough shot down Democrats’ plans to add an amnesty for as many as 8 million illegal immigrants to the $3.5 trillion budget bill, ruling Sunday that the sweeping move would violate the chamber’s rules.

Democratic leaders pronounced themselves disappointed but insisted they’ll try to find other ways to work toward legal status for illegal immigrant “Dreamers,” holders of Temporary Protected Status and “essential” workers. More

4 Comments on Senate Parliamentarian Rules Out Including Amnesty In Reconciliation Bill

  1. They could lift tomorrow’s headline from the first sentence:

    “Elizabeth MacDonough shot…”

    …in a robbery gone bad, no doubt.

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