Paul Ryan, the House speaker, told his fellow Republicans in a closed-door session on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump favored a compromise on immigration legislation. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Republican Party gets closer to solving immigration battle as Trump ‘backs compromise legislation’

Paul Ryan, the House speaker, spoke of the president’s support as Republicans tried to forge a bill that would appeal to both moderates and conservatives

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Paul Ryan, the House speaker, told his fellow Republicans in a closed-door session on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump favored a compromise on immigration legislation. Photo: Al Drago/Bloomberg
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