by Tristan Justice at the Federalist
Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded defeat on additional Ukraine spending Wednesday night after former President Donald Trump’s decisive victory in New Hampshire. Now the Republican Senate chief is blaming Trump, whom he referred to as “the nominee,” for the destruction of an amnesty bill that Democrats cloaked as border security.
“The politics on this have changed,” McConnell told the Republican Senate Conference at a closed-door meeting. “We’re in a quandary.”
So, the proposed expulsion authority wouldn't even be mandated until 5,000 people came across the border each day. That's a minimum baseline of 150,000 per month, or 1.8 million per year, allowed to cross before a mandated crack down.
Highest Trump year was FY'19 w/ 850,000. https://t.co/xChxOoHI1V
— Bill Melugin (@BillMelugin_) January 25, 2024
On Thursday, Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney fumed over former President Trump’s interference in the deal by campaigning once again on immigration to win the election.
“I think the border is a very important issue for Donald Trump,”…