Schumer Reveals Democrats Still Working to Include Amnesty In Reconciliation Bill After Senate Parliamentarian Blocks Effort (VIDEO)

Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough on Sunday ruled Democrats cannot include amnesty in their gargantuan reconciliation bill because it not a budget-related matter.

The Democrats are pushing their $3.5 trillion “infrastructure” bill through budget reconciliation to go around Republicans because it will only need a simple majority to pass.

Democrat lawmakers tried to sneak immigration reform in the infrastructure bill because they know it will never pass in a vote that requires at least 60 votes to pass.

The Senate Parliamentarian rejected the Democrats’ effort to give illegals a pathway to citizenship because it would lead to “other, life-changing federal, state and societal benefits.”

But the Democrats are not backing down.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) on Monday said he along with other senators are still working to include amnesty in the reconciliation bill by drafting “alternative proposals.”

“Last night’s ruling was extremely disappointing. It saddened me, it frustrated me, it angered me because so many lives are at stake. But, make no mistake, the fight continues,” Schumer said at a news conference on Puerto Rico recovery.

“Senate Democrats have prepared alternative proposals. We’ll be holding additional meetings with the parliamentarian in the coming days,” he added.


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