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House Speaker Johnson Says Senate Deal Is “Dead” If Dems Don’t Back Border Crackdown

HeadlineJan 18, 2024

In Washington, D.C., President Biden met with congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday in a bid to break through deadlocked negotiations on Biden’s request for $100 billion in supplemental military funding for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he was “optimistic” about a possible deal following the meeting, while House Speaker Mike Johnson doubled down on House Republican demands to further crack down on immigration, saying the proposed Senate deal is “dead in the House.”

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