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As Lawmakers Squabble, US Braces for Security Funding Lapse

Lawmakers from both major parties held news conferences Thursday to publicly trade blame for the impasse over immigration that got them into another down-to-the-wire budget battle, this time over funding for the Department of Homeland Security.   House Speaker John Boehner refused to say what he would do next if the Senate sent over a bill without the provisions to block the president’s executive action on immigration. “I just think it is outrageous that Senate Democrats are using...

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