- The House passed bill to suspend program allowing Syrian, Iraqi refugees into U.S.
- The vote was 289-137, with 47 Democrats joining 242 Republicans in favor of the bill
- President Barack Obama has promised to veto the legislation
- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Democrats hope to block the bill
Washington (CNN)The House easily passed a bill Thursday that would suspend the program allowing Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the U.S. until key national security agencies certify they don't pose a security risk.