Sessions said Congress should ban executive orders in its immigration bill.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) introduced a bill Thursday that he said aims to address maternal and infant opiate dependency.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called for presidential leadership on addressing the influx of child immigrants detained at the border.
“There will be no weekends off,” the Democratic leader said.
Four House members have not shown up for votes this week, meaning the border bill may need 215 votes to pass.
The House will vote on a measure providing $659 million to address the surge of child migrants crossing the border.
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The House would vote separately on two bills.
The bill now heads to the Senate, which is also expected to approve it.
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The House voted to rebuke Obama by passing a resolution authorizing a GOP lawsuit.
Five House Republicans defected from their ranks on the Wednesday vote to authorize the party's lawsuit against President Obama.