GOP's compromise immigration bill fails in the House

The darkened outline of Paul Ryan walking away from the podium where he spoke to reporters
U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan. Photo: Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images

Despite President Trump's last-minute, all-caps tweet to promote the GOP compromise immigration bill in the House — which would have allowed families to be kept in detention together long-term — the bill failed 301-121 on Wednesday afternoon.

What's next: House Republicans are expected to turn their focus to a more narrow bill that addresses migrant family separation and would overrule the Flores Settlement, which currently does not allow minors to be detained for more than 20 days.