Senate Democrats block Syrian refugee bill from advancing


The House legislation would require new FBI background checks and individual sign-offs from three high-ranking federal officials before any refugee from Syria or Iraq could come to the United States. The American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act cleared the House in November in the aftermath of the Paris attacks. It received 289 votes, a veto-proof margin that included 47 Democrats — despite President Barack Obama’s

                                         Disappointing, but this issue isn't going away anytime soon,


Well, at least it puts them on record for the next election.


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