Schumer warns 'House moderates' against immigration compromise bill

Schumer warns 'House moderates' against immigration compromise bill
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Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTo make the House of Representatives work again, make it bigger Reforms can stop members of Congress from using their public office for private gain Election Countdown: GOP worries House majority endangered by top of ticket | Dems make history in Tuesday's primaries | Parties fight for Puerto Rican vote in Florida | GOP lawmakers plan 'Freedom Tour' MORE (D-N.Y.) is telling moderate House Republicans that they will "lose all credibility" if they choose to support the GOP's compromise immigration bill. 

The New York Democrat blasted the deal between GOP hard-liners and centrists, calling on Republicans in the lower chamber not to “enact the hard right’s agenda.”

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Schumer’s comments on Twitter come one day before President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhite House counsel called Trump 'King Kong' behind his back: report Trump stays out of Arizona's ugly and costly GOP fight Trump claims he instructed White House counsel to cooperate with Mueller MORE is slated to meet with House Republicans to discuss the bill crafted following meetings between leadership, top members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus and centrists who backed forcing votes on four separate proposals. 

House GOP leadership hopes to bring up both the compromise bill and a conservative-backed bill crafted by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteFive things to know about Bruce Ohr, the DOJ official under fire from Trump Republicans become entangled by family feuds over politics House GOP prepares to grill DOJ official linked to Steele dossier MORE (R-Va.) and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul (R-Texas) before the end of the week. Floor votes have not yet been scheduled for either measure.