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Border bill faces uphill battle as GOP resistance grows: Live coverage

Border bill faces uphill battle as GOP resistance grows: Live coverage

Senate negotiators unveiled their long-awaited bipartisan border deal Sunday night and it was met with immediate backlash.

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) declared the measure “even worse than we expected” and “dead on arrival” in the House, while conservative Republicans in the Senate slammed the measure and vowed to vote against it.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has said the bill would come to the floor for a first procedural vote on Wednesday, and the senators who helped craft it are rushing to defend their work.

Follow along with live updates below.

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