In a series of tweets Thursday, President Donald Trump declared he had not reached an agreement with top congressional Democrats to shield about 800,000 young immigrants from deportation.
“No deal was made last night on DACA,” Trump tweeted. “Would be subject to vote.”
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The president then reemphasized his long-standing promise to build a wall on the U.S.–Mexico border. Trump said the border wall “is already under construction in the form of new renovation of old and existing fences and walls.”
Trump’s insistence on establishing a thousands-of-miles long physical barrier to keep out immigrants was tapered by a defense of those the DREAM Act seeks to protect — legislation that offers young illegal immigrants an eventual path to
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