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Republicans Swallow Another Trump Betrayal With Fatalistic Shrug

  • Immigration isn’t the first issue Trump used to undercut GOP
  • House and Senate GOP plan to push ahead with separate measures
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Trump's Border Separation Policy

President Donald Trump’s tweet dismissing Republicans’ immigration bill caught members of his party off guard. Now they’re trying again to solve the intractable issue with one fear confirmed -- their president isn’t a partner they can trust.

After the latest surprise tweet from Trump, some GOP members of Congress bemoaned his tenuous grasp of policy, some laughed it off with a what-did-you-expect shrug, and others vowed to press ahead with the job of crafting immigration legislation that can become law.