Trump Takes Hard Line on Immigration, Rejects 'Horrible' Bipartisan Plan

Trump Takes Hard Line on Immigration, Rejects 'Horrible' Bipartisan Plan

President Donald Trump will also be on Capitol Hill for a ceremony later in the day.

Congressional Democrats, hoping for a vote tsunami in midterm elections this fall, are being driven on by a raging anti-Trump grassroots voting base as they seek to shield almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children. Democratic leaders rejected it immediately. Dick Durbin, who had confirmed Trump made the comments at the Thursday meeting.

But one GOP participant, Sen.

"I am telling you that he did not use that word".

"I've got a President of the United States whose office I respect, who talks about the countries' origins and my fellow citizens in the most despicable of manner".

"I'm just exhausted of voting for CRs", King said.

That means President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hurtling toward a government shutdown, with funding set to run out at midnight on January 19. She also said, "I can't defend the indefensible". Trump marveled during a White House event on women, referring to his vanquished rival Hillary Clinton, before crowing about MI, which had been expected to go blue.

But, both sides acknowledge the politics are a bit trickier this time around. Meanwhile President Trump says he will not sign anything on immigration without money for a border wall.

The legislation would further limit so-called family chain-migration by allowing immigrants who receive permanent legal residency to only sponsor nuclear family members, including spouses and unmarried children younger than 21, to come to the U.S. This would also represent a significant shift from the current system, which allows legal permanent residents to also sponsor additional family members, including parents and siblings.

Perdue and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., had issued a joint statement Friday saying they "do not recall the President saying those comments specifically".

"He didn't seem bothered by it at all".

"I think cool heads hopefully will prevail on this".

"So Democrats are now threatening to shut down the government if they don't get amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants. There is no room for error".

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Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown and saying GOP leaders lack the votes to push their proposal through the House.

Less than a week ago Trump said during a televised, bipartisan meeting with lawmakers that he wanted a "bill of love" on immigration.

"I'll vote to keep the government open", the West Virginia senator said.

Almost 800,000 undocumented youth benefit from the programme.

"I think the President is encouraging us to go as quickly as we can", answered Secretary Nielsen, who said Mr. Trump also wanted to close a variety of loopholes in immigration law, to dissuade people to come to the USA illegally.

Mr. Trump's comment about misrepresentation referred to a meeting last week where Mr. Durbin and Sen.

"I will vote against a clean (continuing resolution) if it does not include DACA, a fix to some of the other things that are high priorities to me".

Keep in mind on this: Should House Republicans pass their short-term spending bill, it's a very, very tough vote for Senate Democrats. The program applies to people who arrived in the U.S.as children and live here illegally.

That said, don't underestimate the base pressure, don't underestimate the pressure inside the Democratic caucus, to have this fight and have it now.

Party tensions are being exacerbated by the ambitions of Democrats positioning for the primary race that will explode after November. But it was impossible not to view them in the context of a potential presidential race since if he does run, they will quickly become part of his campaign lore.

Patty Schachtner's victory Tuesday over state Rep. Adam Jarchow marks the 34th legislative seat that has flipped from Republican to Democrat nationwide since President Donald Trump took office previous year, according to the national Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, signaling backlash against Trump could fuel a Democratic wave in November.

Speaking before Booker's performance, McCaskill bemoaned how the 2020 race was already complicating her life. "We're optimistic that we'll get a deal", Short said. "And never the twain shall meet".

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