White House Threatens to Veto Aid Bill for Migrant Families

Officials complained that the bill had no money to toughen border security, including funds for building Trump's proposed border wall.

  • Published 25 June 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion House bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border, saying the measure would hamstring the administration's border security efforts and raising fresh questions about the legislation's fate. The warning came as Hispanic and liberal Democrats press House leaders to add provisions to the legislation strengthening protections for migrant children, changes that might make the… Read at AP News