House speaker awaiting Senate vote on Homeland Security funding

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Posted: Feb 03, 2015 10:35 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday Republicans do not want to shut down the Department of Homeland Security and that he will await a Senate vote before deciding his next move on the issue.

Boehner also called on the Senate to block Obama's executive actions on immigration.

(Reporting by David Lawder; Editing by Bill Trott)