(National Sentinel)Â Presidential: On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump took to Twitter to take a swipe at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and press for funding for his acclaimed border wall.
â€œCryinâ€™ Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA,â€ Trump wrote. â€œWe must have safety and security, together with a strong Military, for our great people!â€
Cryin’ Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA. We must have safety and security, together with a strong Military, for our great people!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 24, 2018
The presidentÂ did not mention the other White House immigration reform principles which include an end to chain migration and the end of the visa lottery program.
The administrationÂ declared the Senate Flake/Graham/Durbin amnesty bill â€œdead on arrivalâ€ yesterday as well. However, officials said they were open to a bill that addressed their three top priorities on immigration.
â€œThe President has laid out exactly what he wants to see, and heâ€™s laid out the principles that need to be addressed for a piece of legislation that heâ€™s actually willing to sign,â€ White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters.
However, Schumer no longer appears interested in making a deal. His office said Tuesday he had withdrawn a previous offer to agree to some funding for Trump’s proposed border wall.
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