House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi spent more than three hours speaking on the House floor in support of so-called Dreamers.
The #DACAbuster as it became known on social media began at 10:04 a.m., when she started using her “leadership minute.”
Let Congress work its will, Pelosi said. What are you afraid of?
As Pelosi spoke, saying she and many fellow Democrats will oppose a budget deal unless Republicans allow the chamber to vote on legislation protecting immigrants, the Senate, including her counterpart Chuck Schumer, announced a two-year budget deal.
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Her speech is technically not a filibuster, because it didn’t occur in the Senate.
With News Wire Services