Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump on Dreamers

Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump on Dreamers

[Ed. – Even if the deal didn’t agree that the wall was out, the rest of it sounds like amnesty. How does Trump imagine he has a chance of winning a second term if he is going to start kowtowing to Democrats’ whims in the name of bipartisanship?]

Democratic leaders emerged from a dinner meeting Wednesday night with President Trump to say they had worked out a deal to grant permanent protections to young illegal immigrants — without having to accept funding for the president’s proposed border wall.

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Mr. Trump agreed to move quickly on a bill that would “enshrine” the protections of the Obama-era DACA program — a tentative deportation amnesty — into law.

The White House, in its own statement, said the dinner covered DACA, but it did not mention a final deal. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders took to Twitter after the Schumer-Pelosi statement to deny that the border wall, a key promise from Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign, was sacrificed.

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“While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to,” she wrote on her Twitter account.

Nevertheless, the Democrats said otherwise.

“We had a very productive meeting at the White House with the President,” Mr. Schumer and Mrs. Pelosi said in a joint statement. …

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