On Wednesday night, after eating Chinese food with President Trump at the White House, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that they and Trump had "agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that's acceptable to both sides." White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders immediately tweeted that "excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to," getting pushback from Schumer's spokesman, who clarified that Trump "made clear he would continue pushing the wall, just not as part of this agreement."
Unlike Trump's last deal with Schumer and Pelosi, last week, Fox Business host Lou Dobbs did not celebrate this one.
He wasn't alone. Breitbart News, Fox News host Sean Hannity, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), and others expressed their displeasure on Trump's favorite medium, and it wasn't necessarily the Mexico border wall part they were angry about:
Breitbart's "Amnesty Don" headline is a special cut, reporter Maggie Haberman explains.
A large percentage of America, and even a majority of Trump voters, support DACA, even if his most ardent base does not. Still, Ann Coulter, another anti-immigration hardliner in the MAGA crowd, at least found comfort in Trump's lack of fealty to his word. Peter Weber