Congress returns to Washington this week and must finish spending bills before a deadline just weeks away. But the biggest question for the country is whether President Biden and lawmakers will reach a deal that combines weapons for Ukraine and Israel with policy changes on border security. Unfortunately, some Republicans give the impression that they would prefer to do nothing.
Speaker of the House Michael Johnson summed up the southern border as an “absolute disaster” in a Republican expedition to Eagle Pass, Texas, last week, and most Americans agree with him. Months ago, Democrats weren’t even discussing changing incentives for the asylum system that has allowed so many immigrants to enter the United States and spread far and wide.
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