The House passed a $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants on Tuesday night, 230-195. Last week, lawyers revealed deplorable and unsanitary conditions at a Border Patrol facility housing migrant kids in Texas, and before the vote, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) likened the situation to "child abuse," adding that supporting the bill is "a vote against the cruel attitude toward children of this administration." Democrats came into the vote divided, and the Senate is expected to vote on its own bill this week. As Democrats were debating, a photo of two Salvadoran migrants — a father and 23-month-old daughter — who drowned crossing the Rio Grand to seek U.S. asylum grabbed national attention. "Trump is responsible for these deaths," tweeted 2020 Democrat Beto O'Rourke.
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