Conservative commentators are ripping into Trump’s bipartisan DACA deal

14 Sep , 2017 Business

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Some conservative commentators sounded off on Wednesday night about President Donald Trump’s latest deal with Democrats.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced their agreement with Trump that would protect certain unauthorized immigrants as part of a broader border security plan.

Shortly after, Breitbart News featured a splash on its website that read, ‘Amnesty Don,’ with an article titled, “Trump Caves In on DACA,” referring to the preliminary bipartisan agreement to codify protections outlined in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and address border-security issues.

Citing its own conversations with what it called “immigration patriots,” Breitbart said “any immigration deal on DACA that includes amnesty would be an ‘outrageous selling out of the [Trump] base.'”

Trump campaigned heavily on a hard-line approach to illegal immigration, promising a wall along the US-Mexico border and vowing to deport millions of people living in the US illegally.

Some conservative commentators made clear they are not happy with Trump’s bipartisan pivot:

Fox Business personality Lou Dobbs tweeted, “Deep State Wins, Huge Loss for #MAGA No Countrvailing WH Force to Globalists Gary Cohn, Dina Powell, Gen. Kelly, Mark Short POTUS Betrayed.”
Fox News host and Trump supporter Sean Hannity said he …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Finance

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