House Republicans abandon emergency spending bill to fix nation's border crisis

Republican leaders in the House pulled the plug

Republican leaders in the House pulled the plug on Thursday's vote on a bill to address the country's border crisis. (July 31, 2014 10:51 PM)

Republican leaders in the House pulled the plug on Thursday's vote on a bill to address the country's border crisis, saying they had a lack of party support.

The bill would have approved $659 million to help with border security and would expedite the process of returning thousands of undocumented children back to Central America.

Most Democrats opposed the measure, citing policies they...

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