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President Donald Trump says he isn’t considering giving citizenship to illegal immigrants, but his spokeswoman Lindsay Walters and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi say he is.
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Trump tweeted last week that he wants Congress to “legalize DACA,” a departure from his campaign trail rhetoric that he wouldn’t support amnesty. According to CNN, Walters told reporters Thursday that the Trump administration “will not discuss amnesty,” but “what they will discuss is a responsible path forward.”
Walters then defined a “responsible path” as potentially including “legal citizenship over a period of time.” The White House has been using “responsible immigration reform” as a euphemism for amnesty.
Shortly after Walters’ comments, however, Trump told
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