Republicans debut major security bill in response to worsening border crisis

Posted on AllSides July 29th, 2021
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Top House Republicans debuted legislation that aims to enhance security significantly at the United States-Mexico boundary as the border crisis worsened for a sixth consecutive month under President Joe Biden.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik of New York, and a handful of committee ranking members on Thursday introduced the Border Security for America Act.

The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee, New York Rep. John Katko, said the 67-page bill was put together as a result of conversations that members...

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