Ryan scraps 'abolish ICE' vote
Politico -------- Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) quashed a rank-and-file effort to force Democrats to take a politically toxic vote to abolish the federal government’s immigration enforcement agency, sources familiar with the matter told POLITICO. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) last week floated the idea of forcing Democrats to vote on a bill that would eliminate the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a proposal backed by the far-left but is unpopular with most voters. Republicans, the thinking went, would win either way: Democrats would either back the bill and watch Republicans use it against them in the midterms. Or a portion of Democrats would oppose it, depressing the liberal base. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.