Today, the House of Representatives sent the White House a message after a veto-proof majority voted for passage of a bill that would increase screening procedures for refugees entering the U.S.:

Senate Democrats are vowing to stop the bill in its tracks:

Harry Reid and Dick Durbin are among the Democrat senators who have said they’ll oppose the House bill:

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) says a House bill suspending the resettlement of Syrian refugees, slated for action Thursday, will not make it to President Obama’s desk.

Reid said at a press conference that Democrats will block the legislation that requires the secretary of Homeland Security to affirm to Congress that every refugee being admitted is not a security threat.

And Harry Reid calls Republicans “obstructionist”?