House GOP Vies to Halt ‘Catch and Release’ in Stopgap Bill

House Republicans folded in language from a bill they passed in May into their stopgap funding bill that would put an end to President Joe Biden’s “catch and release” policy at the border, Breitbart reported Monday.

The continuing resolution would fund the government through the end of next month while also introducing parts of HR 2 — “Secure the Border Act” bill — that would put the Democrat-held Senate and White House to the test.

“If the existing CR passes the House, then the Senate and White House must decide: Do we want to shut down the border crisis and fund the government or shut down the government in order to keep the border wide open?” R.J. Hauman, president of the National Immigration Center for Enforcement (NICE), told Breitbart.

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