In a White House statement, Trump urged the Senate to back the proposal, saying it accomplishes his vision for immigration. Ryan said the House bill, which includes numerous provisions outside the scope of the White House plan and has been entirely rejected by Democrats, could constitute “a House Republican position . White House officials emphasized that Trump’s plan allows far more dreamers to pursue the path to citizenship. “President Trump has crafted a deal that is tough but more than generous,” said Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.), an ardent Trump defender and sponsor of the Grassley plan. ), a member of the bipartisan group led by Collins, said he supports the Grassley plan but knows it may not earn sufficient support.
Source: Washington Post February 14, 2018 14:37 UTC