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McConnell Wants Open Amendment Process on Refugee Bill

By Niels Lesniewski and Thomas McKinless

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that the way forward on the refugee admittance legislation would involve an open amendment process, alternating amendments between the two parties, which is in direct opposition to the guaranteed four amendments Minority Leader Harry Reid suggested previously. “This is the best way to handle a bill in the regular order,” McConnell said.

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