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Republicans will hold a vote on abolishing ICE - forcing Democrats to show their hand

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Republicans will hold a vote on abolishing ICE - forcing Democrats to show their hand

Republicans are gearing up to force a vote on the left wing of the Democratic Party's plan to abolish the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement .
The plan to hold a vote would be an attempt to make vulnerable Democrats show their hand on a controversial and fringe position important to the Democratic base.
WASHINGTON - Republicans are planning to hold a vote on a bill that would abolish the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a political attempt to force a number of Democrats to take a side on the hot button issue that is growing among the liberal base.
The Hill reported on Thursday that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will bring the bill, introduced by Wisconsin Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan, to the floor for a vote.
Pocan and a group of other Democrats in the far-left Progressive Caucus put forth the Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act on Thursday.
The bill and its supporters say that ICE has strayed from its original mission since its creation in 2003. The bill...

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