House Speaker Ryan moves to stop Republican revolt on immigration


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday warned a small group of his fellow Republicans against forcing a floor debate on four separate bills that would protect young illegal immigrants from deportation, saying doing so would be a “big mistake.”

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan listens at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Instead, Ryan said he was working with the White House on a singular bill that would win President Donald Trump’s support. At a press conference, Ryan did not provide details or a timetable for advancing such legislation.

Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama



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