Late Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) office announced that "the House will consider two bills next week that will avert the discharge petition and resolve the border security and immigration issues," signaling defeat for a group of moderate Republicans who had worked with Democrats to force a vote on a bipartisan immigration measure that would easily pass in the House. The discharge petition fell two short of the 218 needed to force a vote, after GOP leaders pressured supportive Republicans to abstain from signing it. Neither of the rival bills the House will vote on next week — a hard-line conservative bill and an as-yet unwritten bill that Ryan says will be a "compromise" measure — is expected to pass.

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