Senate Majority Whip Cornyn on Government Shutdown and DACA

Speaking on the Senate floor, Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) said Democrats were responsible for the government shutdown and had “a strategy that lacked an… read more

Speaking on the Senate floor, Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) said Democrats were responsible for the government shutdown and had “a strategy that lacked an endgame and was never going to work.” He said Democrats got nothing out of their “calculated stunt” and that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had already planned to bring up legislation to address Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama administration program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. He then listed national security threats, natural disasters, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and other issues he said should not be ignored to focus on DACA. close

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Senate Majority Whip Cornyn on Government Shutdown and DACA

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Program ID:
440061-9
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2018 | 5:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2018 | 9:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 22, 2018 | 5:44pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 6:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 7:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 7:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 8:23pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2018 | 9:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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