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House Speaker Paul Ryan is trying to pressure a contingent of House Republicans out of signing a “discharge petition” that would trigger a vote on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

CNN reported on Wednesday the Speaker spent the morning trying to quiet growing unrest among some of his fellow Republicans, who want to see one of four bills—all with wildly different outcomes—move forward. As Ryan continues to punt, they’ve resorted to a discharge petition, which is a means of getting a bill to the House floor while avoiding obstructive party leaders and the withering committee process. Voting for a bill would be bad for Republicans who were, ostensibly, elected to vote on bills, according to Ryan.

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Rep. Bill Flores paraphrased the speaker as telling Republicans to “quit messing around with the discharge petition” and that it’s “not a path to success.”

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[California Rep. Jeff Denham] and Michigan Rep. Fred Upton, who has also signed the petition, dismissed the leadership’s efforts in the room to dissuade members.

“They had a pretty strong pushback (to the petition), but there weren’t very many members there,” Upton said.

Denham also said leadership has yet to offer specifics of an alternative plan or say how much time they will need to come up with one. The issue has languished without a clear path forward since September, when Trump opted to end DACA.

“I’m not happy with inaction and this issue should be dealt with,” said New York Rep. John Faso, who has already signed on. “Doing nothing is not an option in my mind.”

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Despite Ryan’s pleas to dump the petition, these House Republicans believe they’ll have enough votes by the end of the week. The petition has 18 Republican supporters and will need to reach 25 and receive the support of every Democrat in the chamber before the voting process can begin.

More than 700,000 DACA recipients are likely watching and waiting to see what the fuck will happen next.