January 17, 2018 / 7:46 PM / 9 months ago

Not clear what Trump will support on immigration - Senate leader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday he was waiting to find out what President Donald Trump would support in terms of immigration legislation before devoting floor time to any bill.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by members of the Republican Conference, speaks at a news conference about the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

“I’m looking for something that President Trump supports and he has not yet indicated what measure he is willing to sign,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters. “As soon as we figure out what he is for, then I would be convinced that we were not just spinning our wheels.”

Reporting by Susan Cornwell and Makini Brice; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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