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Freedom Caucus debates killing farm bill over immigration

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“That was a topic of discussion on what would get people to ‘yes’ on the farm bill.

"Many conservatives may be concerned that the bill increases mandatory spending and spending subject to appropriation," the RSC memo notes, explaining that it would increase the former by $3.

The RSC memo applauds the part of the farm bill that would expand work requirements for SNAP recipients who are able to work. But conservatives find it problematic that the bill would maintain geographic waivers "that would reduce the potential effectiveness of the reforms made by the bill,” the memo adds.

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