Trump tells Republicans to 'stop wasting their time' on immigration

TheHill | 6/22/2018 | Mallory Shelbourne
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President Trump on Friday told Republican lawmakers to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation, even as the House grapples to reach a compromise.

"Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November," the president wrote on Twitter. "Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old problem. We can pass great legislation after the Red Wave!"

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Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November. Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old problem. We can pass great legislation after the Red Wave!

The tweet comes while Republicans in Congress are scrambling to address immigration issues, reportedly with the president's support. But Trump has been fuming over the lack of action. The House rejected a hardline immigration bill Thursday and Republican leaders delayed the vote on a separate, more moderate bill to next week.

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"Elect more Republicans in November and we will pass the finest, fairest and most comprehensive Immigration Bills anywhere in the world," Trump said Friday.

"Right now we have the dumbest and the worst. Dems are doing nothing but Obstructing. Remember their motto, RESIST! Ours is PRODUCE!"

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Elect more Republicans in November and we will pass the finest, fairest and most comprehensive Immigration Bills anywhere in the world. Right now we have the dumbest and the worst. Dems are doing nothing but Obstructing. Remember their motto, RESIST! Ours is PRODUCE!

The president's tweets also come amid the fallout over the administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which...
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