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 SchumerHouse Republicans, key administration officials push for additional funding for coronavirus small business loans Rep. Massie threatens to block next relief bill, calls for remote voting Democratic senators call for funding for local media in coronavirus stimulus 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 TrumpSenators demand more details from Trump on intel watchdog firing Overnight Health Care: Trump steps up attack on WHO | Fauci says deaths could be lower than first projected | House panel warns federal stockpile of medical supplies depleted | Mnuchin, Schumer in talks over relief deal Trump says he'll look into small business loan program restricting casinos 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 GoodlatteUSCIS chief Cuccinelli blames Paul Ryan for immigration inaction Immigrant advocacy groups shouldn't be opposing Trump's raids Top Republican releases full transcript of Bruce Ohr interview 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.