Most Democrats (133) voted "present", and only 1 Republican opposed it (Amash).
Both Sinema and McSally are running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Jeff Flake (R-AZ). The cry to "Abolish ICE" has
risen recently among some Democrats opposed to the Administration's policy to separate and detain families at the U.S./Mexico border while deportation and/or asylum proceedings are taking place. Sinema has suggested that major reforms of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency are warranted, but has not joined the call to abolish.
O'Halleran represents a closely-divided CD1, and has also often voted against the prevailing party position.
McSally tweeted her support of the symbolic resolution this afternoon, rattling off ICE drug and gang stats.
Sinema has not commented publicly on her vote.Today, House Republicans voted to #StandWithIce. @ICEgov agents combat terrorism, human trafficking, drug smuggling and gang activity. Last year alone, ICE arrested 4,818 transnational gang members and seized over 980,000 pounds of narcotics. ICE is critical to American safety. pic.twitter.com/MWnt7OKN1r— Martha McSally (@RepMcSally) July 18, 2018
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