Tue Jan 2, 2024 AT 2:33 PM EST
House Republicans are beginning a crucial election year with a heightened focus on border issues, as negotiations in the Senate on asylum policy changes drag on and the conference prepares to bring impeachment proceedings against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
House Republicans are planning a trip to the border on Wednesday, with 60 members expected to join Speaker Mike Johnson on the visit to Eagle Pass, Texas.
Republicans have long made migration issues central to their messaging efforts, even passing a sweeping package last year, the H.R. 2 Secure the Border bill, that includes limits on asylum eligibility and restarts border wall construction. Read Full Story