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Trump huddles with House GOP on potential immigration fixes

Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump on Capitol to discuss immigration with House Republicans.
Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump on Capitol to discuss immigration with House Republicans. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Trump huddled with House Republicans on Capitol Hill Tuesday evening ahead of expected House votes on two immigration bills this week.

The big picture: This is a crucial week for both the president and Republicans amid growing backlash over the administration's widely condemned policy of separating immigrant children from their parents when apprehended at the border. Meanwhile, Trump signaled he supports both bills — leaving it unclear which piece of legislation has the upper hand.