Schumer rejects Trump’s immigration proposal

Trump supporters can breath a sigh of relief.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer opposes the immigration framework released by the White House — a potentially fatal blow for the prospective legislation in the closely divided Senate.
The New York Democrat on Friday accused President Donald Trump of using a proposed path for citizenship for young undocumented immigrants as cover for making sweeping — and damaging — changes to the legal immigration system.
www.politico.com/story/2018/01/26/trump-immigration-proposal-chuck-schumer-371139
 
Read about Dems heads exploding….
Democrats slam White House immigration proposal
“Dreamers should not be held hostage to President Trump’s crusade to tear families apart and waste billions of American tax dollars on an ineffective wall,” Sen. Dick Durbin, the Illinois Democrat who has fought for protection for participants in the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, said in a statement.
Luis V. Gutierrez
@RepGutierrez
$25 billion as ransom for Dreamers with cuts to legal immigration and increases to deportations doesn’t pass the laugh test. #twill #heretostay #chicago #DreamActNow
Now here’s an idea…..
He also wrote, “It would be far cheaper to erect a 50-foot concrete statue of a middle finger and point it towards Latin America, because both a wall and the statue would be equally offensive.
www.cnn.com/2018/01/25/politics/daca-democrats-reaction-white-house-donald-trump/index.html
 
 
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