Early Wednesday morning, however, he tweeted in a last ditch effort, in all caps, that Republicans should pass the “strong but fair immigration bill” and that passage would show “we want strong borders and security while the Dems want open borders = crime.”
After Wednesday’s failure in the House, it is unlikely that the House will now move to take up a narrow bill dealing with family separation before they leave tomorrow afternoon for a weeklong recess, according to multiple congressional aides. Members are still working with the White House to figure out what exactly the president would sign. That is not clear right now.
CBS News’ Rebecca Kaplan contributed to this report.
This is a developing story.