Stick a Fork in the Immigration Bill?
The vote early this morning to put a time limit on the guest worker program was a bad omen for the proposed immigration reform legislation, but today's failed vote to cut off debate might be the end of the road. There is one more opportunity to cut off debate coming up tonight, and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is warning that a repeat of this morning's vote will kill the bill:
“The bill’s over with. The bill’s gone. I mean what else can I do?” he asked reporters. “Should we spend more time on this so we don’t get to debate gas prices, so we don’t have to chance to vote on whether or not Alberto Gonzales should stay on as attorney general?”
Labels: Immigration Reform