Senators on both sides of the aisle are hoping President Trump uses his State of the Union address on Tuesday to urge a legislative path forward for protecting immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. "If he made statements like we've heard at some other points, like 'with heart' and 'bill of love,' that kind of thing is helpful," said Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.). Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) added: "I think for people to be able to see his compassion he has for these children would be good." Lawmakers in both parties on Sunday indicated that Trump's demand to sharply cut back legal immigration could prevent an immigration deal. The White House has said the speech's theme is "building a safe, strong, and proud America."
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