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Republicans wrangle over DACA in tense private meeting

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy warned centrist Republicans that their effort to force a vote to protect Dreamers could cost the party its House majority and empower Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. In a closed-door meeting Tuesday morning, the California Republican told rank-and-file members to “put your phones down” and listen, according to a GOP source in the room. The prospects of Republicans keeping the House are improving, he said, and “if the election was today, we win.” But McCarthy cautioned that “we cannot disrupt ourselves,” saying in no uncertain terms that a “discharge...
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