Poison Pill

McConnell accuses Democrats of inserting ‘poison pill’ into border security talks

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said House Democrats added a “poison pill demand” into the bicameral border security negotiations “at the 11th hour,” referring to the proposed 16,500 cap on Immigration and Customs Enforcement beds.

Reid Warns GOP on Holding to Budget Agreement

Minority Leader Harry Reid said at his weekly press conference Tuesday that Senate Democrats would cooperate on the appropriations process if Republicans stick to the budget deal numbers and avoid riders.

Democrats Warn GOP on ‘Poison Pill’ Riders