Bennet, Colleagues Urge Senate Leaders to Block Trump Administration’s Attempts to Unilaterally Transfer Homeland Security Funds to ICE/CBP
Letter Makes Clear: Congress Must Maintain Power of the Purse
Sep 13, 2019Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and 18 of their colleagues in urging Senate Leadership and the Appropriations Committee to assert Congress’s role in crafting federal appropriations and ensure that any funding measure for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prevents the Trump Administration’s unilateral transfer of funds to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).