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The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to reject the “Goodlatte II” compromise immigration bill that joined conservative and moderate proposals. The final vote was 121-301.

President Donald Trump issued an all-caps endorsement of the legislation on Wednesday morning.

CNN explains that the legislation “would have provided a path to citizenship for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, as well as $25 billion for border security, including the President’s border wall.”

Chris Sosa is the Senior Editor at AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

 

Sen. Kamala Harris

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In 2016, I wanted Hillary Clinton to be our next president, and I was sure that she would be.

I was devastated.

In 2019 and early 2020, I wanted a woman to win the Democratic Party's nomination for president. Instead, one qualified woman after another failed to get enough votes, and now Joe Biden is the presumptive nominee.

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