Schumer, Pelosi Announce Deal With Trump: DACA For Border Security But No Wall; White House Denies

Tyler Durden's picture

Update: there appears to be some post-dinner confusion, because while the top Democrats issued a statement saying there was a deal on DACA, White House press sec. Sarah Sanders said that "While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to."

And then this:

yet at the same time this:

Or, in other words, deal but no deal at the same time. Hopefully by tomorrow morning someone will know what really happened.

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Shortly after concluding their dinner with president Trump at the White House, top Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi announced they have reached a deal with Donald Trump which will preserve DACA and shield about 800,000 young "Dreamers" from deportation, while agreeing to border security but  without the president's proposed border wall as a condition.

Schumer and Pelosi issued the following joint statement following a dinner with President Trump in the White House:

"We had a very productive meeting at the White House with the President. The discussion focused on DACA. We 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.


"We also urged the President to make permanent the cost-sharing reduction payments, and those discussions will continue."

Among the other items discussed were tax reform, border security, infrastructure, trade and the DACA program, which Trump rescinded last week, but now appears to have been reincarnated.

Earlier on Wednesday evening, Paul Ryan told House Democrats Wednesday that there's no chance Republicans will pass a replacement for DACA without including border security provisions. President Trump and Ryan have both said Congress should act on DACA, the Obama-era program that allows some illegal immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to remain and apply for work permits, leading to some speculation that leadership would support a "clean" bill restoring those protections. Ryan made clear that's not going to happen. According to Axios, none of the Democrats pushed back against the border security proposal.

Still, there may be complications. Here are some hot takes on the "deal" from Politico's Jake Sherman:

keep in mind that Pelosi and Schumer are both in the minority and need cooperation from ryan/McConnell.


House leaves tomorrow and doesn't return till last week of the month so we'll have to see how this progresses.


This will pose challenges for ryan and McConnell. Ryan has said he would not pursue immigration legislation without majority of Rs.


There will be internal pressure for ryan and McConnell to resist turning over majority to a president who has decided to work w minority.


You have a speaker who has been under fire from the right who will now be pressured to take up a deal cut between trump and Dems.


Not passing judgement on whether this will happen. Just noting the obvious crosscurrents on the hill right now.


Big question for ryan: will 121 republicans support a deal to reinstate DACA protections w border security and no wall.


One other dynamic to keep in mind: regular order. Conservatives are obsessed w it. They'll want hearings, to feel involved. Buy in.

Assuming the answer is year, and now that Trump has fully conceded on DACA in the spirit of the "deal", the question is whether the Democrats will also do the same, and support Trump's tax reform, potentially overriding opposition from within the Republican party.

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38BWD22's picture


Donny, what are you doing???

Truther's picture

He caved in. I really won't expect much of him anymore. The swamp got him.


who the fuck is schumer? he is not even american but an ukranian spy in the us.

only he himself knows who or what he is working for


enough is enough

Creepy_Azz_Crackaah's picture

Pelosi doesn't know what year it is and Schumer is a habitual liar.  I'll wait to see what the real deal is - if any.  I'm not going buy what Pelosi and/or Schumer say.

cheka's picture

and chump agreed to keep killing people in the ME.  because that terrist state is nervous

Backin2006's picture

What about building something like a Great Wall of America. The tourist receipts would pay back the construction costs in time.

JSBach1's picture

How much more proof is necessary?

Mr. Universe's picture

There is a real reason for unfettered illegal immigration, no border security and no wall. Because the Deep State wants it that way. Say good bye to what was once the land of the free and home of the brave.

BarkingCat's picture

Didn't those braves get mostly killed off by the free??

evoila's picture

I said goodbye a long time ago. Land of the free? Good one, why don't you try and criticize Israel at the next office party and let me know how that goes.

Mr. Universe's picture

These deep state fucks have been around for a long time. 1913 is when they really got their pound of flesh, and more.

Damn, where is Kate Smith when we need her?

TBT or not TBT's picture

Andrew Jackson, Democrat, genocided some folks.  

DeathMerchant's picture

I think that fucker wore spandex to hide his fins during the campaign and on election day, he hit the swamp swimming faster than the rest of the reptiles.

general ambivalent's picture

You all know how much I hate to say, 'I told you so.' But I warned you what "Israel is our cultural brother," meant. I warned you that all the talk over Russia was an attempt to bait and switch. And I warned you that Drumpfcucks would defend him 'til the end.

And none of those people who said that they would make sure that Trump stayed good on his word have done so. "I will never, ever disappoint you." He could say this because he knew the American people were bluffing sheep. Enjoy the ride, the window for a revolution has closed.

'Major, major ride. We fired some folks.'

political_proxy's picture

Good thing you told us...thanks pal.

Oh regional Indian's picture

Dude, at least now show some good sense, say thanks.

Anyone with a functioning brain cell knew this was coming. You clearly did not and are still feeling huffy about your dumbness.

Question is, now, what are you going to do with yoru newly awakened self?

Dickguzinya's picture

He's going up against the most radical, extremist democrats, in the house and senate, as well as a majority of his own party.  He should be commended for what he's accomplished, thus far, and what he will accomplish going forward.  Take a nap, you're loopy.

Cman5000's picture

No. This was a giant Fuck You to Reps. Basically you fucks  can't pass my agenda I will cut deals with the Dems until you come around.

Bigly's picture

DACA through an exec order is ILLEGAL.

Congress must pass this.


2 wrongs don't make a right.


Dr. Engali's picture

He was always part of the swamp. Stop voting. You only lend an illegitimate system legitimacy when you play along.

chunga's picture

Nothing good ever comes from the Imperial City. It must be rejected completely and this maverick outsider fraud Trumps has driven this home.

evokanivo's picture

No, vote 3rd party or start/grow your own party, while resisting the status quo globalists in whatever ways you can along the way. A disaffected and ill-informed voter base is the reason these snakes are in power in the first place. "Don't vote" won't solve a damn thing. We already have low voter turnout, so you can already see the result of your proposed course of action.

Iceland - where they jailed the bankers - has 80% voter turnout. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.

Dr. Engali's picture

Iceland has a population of 325,000 people. Chances are if they don't know the candidate personally they are sleeping with someone who does.

evokanivo's picture

gotcha - i should have no influence on who the representatives are that decide taxation levels and allocation. that's one hell of a plan - you come up with it yourself?

Dr. Engali's picture

So, what you're saying is the current taxation levels and the policies we are pursuing are exactly to your liking. Gotchya.

pilager's picture

He better not turn out to be a piece of shit. 

overbet's picture

It's official Trump is a failure as president, as a negotiator and is entirely more of the same. 

rockstone's picture

Actually he's doing great. Just not for you.

overbet's picture

Paying 6 figures a year in taxes to support low life criminal illegal invaders is not doing well for me. Then when my children go to enroll in college or apply for jobs, these illgal invaders will be given preferntial treatment over my children in order to fulfill racist unequal quotas. No, not well for me or any American citizen which are the people he should be doing great for

Lost My Shorts's picture

It's official, Trump's dick is the size of a peanut, and he is a lying orange fool.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

Schumer, Pelosi Announce Deal With Trump: DACA For Border Security, But No Wall

My response: Talk about making a DEAL with the DEVIL in this "DEMON)OCRACY"!

I blame the REPUBLICANS for this situation in which the POTUS now finds himself. 

Oh regional Indian's picture

Blame anyone but your saviour eh?

And that is how sheep are led to the slaughter, by the gentle nudge of their shepard's CROOK!

Ajax-1's picture

No Deal is better than a Bad Deal.

ky8's picture

Schumer, Pelosi Announce Deal With Trump: DACA For Border Security, But No Wall    Reagan 2.0

Bigly's picture

What the fuck is he doing? He got NOTHING here. And from 2 old insane fucks. I thought he knew how to negotiate. Fuckwit!!!!

He cannot agree to DACA. That is 2 presidents in a row ok'ing an illegal exec order.  He campaigned on the wall.

Alex Jones' sources sound correct, they are drugging trump. Cut off from anyone who has his interests and agenda in mind and drugged in his diet cokes, he is now a pushover,  a malleable ball of goo.

They got to him. He's done. He's not draining the swamp.


Update...Sarah Sanders to the rescue? This is a 3 ring circus.

shimmy's picture

That must be it. Couldn't be he is an almost life long dumbocrat. Nah, that has nothing to do with it and it must be that he is being drugged because he's not acting like candidate pumpkin.

Do people who are saying this drugged garbage also say obozo was drugged since president obozo was the opposite of candidate obozo? Or with obozo is it somehow different because he was on the other "team" so that means he was just pushing bullshit as a candidate. 

Humans and their moronic biases and cheerleading. 

Bigly's picture

Obozo was HIGH. 

In addition I suspect opioids as he had opioid voice sometimes. You either know what I am talking about...or not.

They did not need to drug obozo as he was always the manchurian candidate, a puppet, and willingly so.


general ambivalent's picture

You trusted a billionaire in a potemkin economy. Hahahahahaha!

And you even named yourself after the tiny-sleight-of-hand prick. Bwahahahahahaha!!!

I have to ask, how many of you Drumpftards gave your kids ghetto names like Major Major?

mkkby's picture

Let's see what happens. Trump is embarrassing the republicans into DOING SOMETHING. They literally look like the losers not invited to the party with the cool kids.

Maybe the republicans will come up with something better now. This is a chess move. It may or may not work. I think Trump wins either way because he actually supports a legally valid DACA.

Remember, Bannon has said it is war against the republican establishment. This is the second shot fired.

rockstone's picture

Bending you over. Exactly the way we told you he would.

shimmy's picture

He said from the start he wanted congress to write up a daca bill in this grace period and he'd sign it. I don't know why so many are outraged by this when he stated his view of it from the very start. 

Never understood the big fuss from both the libtards being triggered and then the trumptards being all happy when he put an end to the obozo exec order given he stated the reason why and that he would support it if done the legal way.

This should be surprising to absolutely nobody. 


Praetorian Guard's picture

As much as I backed the Don, I can no longer, in good faith do so. The bullshit mantra of N^10 dimensional chess bullshit is just that, bullshit!!! You, we, have been DUPED, and rule of law no longer applies. Drain the swamp? My ASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!





punishmentnotrevenge's picture

Legal Definition of sedition:the crime of creating a revolt, disturbance, or violence against lawful civil authority with the intent to cause its overthrow or destruction!

Not Sure What Donny is doing But I am damn sure what those other scum bags are up to!

Conservative Calitopian's picture

Dear Donald Mr. President: yer suppose to grind the liberal's bone to the consistency of an abrasive powder- in line with that alkali shit from Burning Man playa dust. It has no useful purpose but one: you throw it into their own machinery gears to ruin/ grind them to a halt. Use the Democrats, don't let them use you!

auricle's picture

Build the damn wall. 

general ambivalent's picture

Someone on 4Chan suggested that Pink Floyd is the Ode to Joy of our time. We are the wall, friendo. You all got built.

Praetorian Guard's picture

1000% but it is NOT going to happen. Broke back Don...