House GOP rolls out border plan

$659 million well shy of Obama goal to tackle surge of kids

Posted: July 30, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.

House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their plan to stem the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America at the southern border, proposing to spend $659 million -- well short of the $3.7 billion President Barack Obama seeks -- to ease the humanitarian crisis.

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