Bill Defunding Obama’s Immigration Reform Blocked in Senate


On Tuesday the bill aimed at overturning President Obama’s executive actions on immigration was blocked in the Senate.

A majority of the Senate Republicans voted 51-48 to proceed with the bill from the House. As for the Senate Democrats, they voted against considering the bill thus leaving the Republicans short of the 6o votes they needed to end a filibuster.

The ball in back in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (KY-R) court and it is unclear what he will do next. He said: