Axios: Trump Will Veto Democrats’ Senate Amnesty Bills

Breitbart | 2/13/2018 | Staff
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The President will veto the Senate Democrats’ draft amnesty bills, a White House official told Axios.com.

The site reported late on February 13:

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In discussing the White House’s strategic thinking, the administration official asserted confidence on immigration, saying Democrats who resist Trump’s approach will “be walking into a political suicide march.”

The administration official said: “The White House has claimed the mainstream, middle ground on immigration.”

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The veto threat, however, prompted a scornful response from an unnamed Democrat staffer, who said:

“We have claimed the middle ground, and the President has rejected it … He’s using Dreamers as leverage to achieve immigration policies that are broadly unpopular.”

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The Democratic amnesty bills include Sen. Dick Durbin’s DREAM Act and Sen. Chris Coons’ joint amnesty with GOP Sen. John McCain.

The White House threat and Democratic response suggest that both parties are looking past the Senate’s stalled debate on immigration and amnesty to the...
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