Republicans outside the room are skeptical of deal giving Biden power to shut down border

Some Congressional Republicans are already wary about a deal made behind closed doors that would shut down the border if crossings reached a certain level of illegal immigrants.

Lawmakers in the Senate established a deal on Friday that they intend to release in the next few days that would give President Joe Biden a new expulsion authority if the migrant encounters exceeded 4,000 a day over a one-week period. However, the specific details of the law have not been released, and some Republicans appear skeptical of the deal as a whole.

“What’s holding this up is that there isn’t a bill,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) told the Daily Mail. “We haven’t seen text. They’ve been negotiating it for about four months, and they won’t share it with us. Even after we raised those concerns,
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