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Obama Vows to Veto House Bill to Halt Syria, Iraq Refugee Plan

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to vote Thursday on a bill sponsored by the Republican majority that would pause the Obama administration's program to resettle Iraqi and Syrian refugees to the United States. President Barack Obama is threatening to veto any such measure, and signaled on Thursday he anticipates the resettlement plan will go forward. “My expectation is, after the initial spasm of rhetoric, that people will settle down, take a look at the facts, and...

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