One Year Ago Today, Democrats Ended Their Shutdown over DACA Amnesty

Breitbart | 1/20/2018 | Staff
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One of the Democrats’ favored talking points during the ongoing partial shutdown is that they will not discuss border security until President Donald Trump agrees to re-open the federal government.

They cannot negotiate under duress, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) argued Tuesday, because doing so would create a bad precedent for allowing Republicans to use the threat of government shutdowns as leverage in future negotiations.

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There is only one problem with that argument: Democrats shut down the government themselves, exactly a year ago, in an effort to force President Trump to agree to accept their terms on a permanent solution for illegal aliens who entered the country as minors and enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

National Public Radio reported on Jan. 20, 2018: “Democrats, led by [Senate Minority Leader Chuck] Schumer [D-NY], pushed to include an immigration measure that would include a pathway to citizenship for roughly 700,000...
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