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Paul Ryan Skeptical Of Congress' Ability To Pass Immigration Bill This Year

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Ryan said that his fellow Republicans in the House are skeptical of working with the Senate on a compromise, especially without a hard deadline.

"And so this is not one of those issues where it has some kind of a deadline behind it, like, say, a government shutdown, which forces us into a compromise we might not like to take," he said about immigration reform.