GOP Senators Disagree On Pace Of Immigration Reform — With Rubio Stuck In The Middle | Talking Points Memo

A day after Republican senators in the Gang of Eight urged swift passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, members of their own party are pushing back — a move that puts Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who is engaged in a delicate balancing act between the two sides, in a difficult position.Following the announcement Wednesday of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the comprehensive reform bill scheduled for April 17, Republican Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Mike Lee of Utah both released statements calling for a slower process over several hearings.

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