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Despite Pressure From Trump, House Democrats See No Urgency To Pass A Border Bill

President Trump has called on Congress to return early from its recess to pass a bill addressing the surge in illegal border crossings. But Democrats say Trump's demands are a nonstarter.

President Trump is trying to ratchet up public pressure on congressional Democrats to bend to his administration's will on immigration, but the House majority is dismissing new White House proposals to discourage the surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

, the president called on Congress to return early from the scheduled two-week April recess to pass a border bill.

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