Immigration Fight Looks Tougher After Budget Debate

Republican leaders, top Democrats and President Donald Trump are all claiming big wins in the $400 billion budget agreement signed into law Friday. But the push to pass the massive legislation underscored enduring divisions within both parties, and those rifts are likely to make the next fight over immigration even more challenging.

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Pelosi Stands Ground on Budget Unless House Agrees to Dreamer Vote

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Md., broke the record for longest ever House floor speech Wednesday evening as she vowed to hold the floor — and oppose a two-year budget deal struck earlier in the day by Senate leaders — until Speaker Paul D. Ryan commits to the consideration of immigration reform legislation.

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