Trump: "No Deal Was Made Last Night On DACA... The Wall Will Be Built"

As we reported late last night, there was ample confusion after the end of Schumer and Pelosi's dinner with Donald Trump at the White House, when the top Democrats issued a statement according to which Trump had agreed to a deal on DACA in exchange to border security, but no wall, to wit: "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. " No sooner had this statement hit the tape however, before the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders immediately denied that this had happened: "While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to", while White House legal affairs director Marc Short said the Dems' DACA statement was "misleading," and said no deal on DACA or border wall $$ was reached tonight.

Unable to reconcile this glaring confusion, we said "Or, in other words, deal but no deal at the same time. Hopefully by tomorrow morning someone will know what really happened."

Well, tomorrow has arrived and that someone appears to be president Trump himself, who moments ago tweeted that "No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent. Would be subject to vote."

He then asked rhetorically, "Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!....."

And just to confirm his position on "the WALL" Trump shot down any speculation that he is conceding on this issue: "The WALL, which is already under construction in the form of new renovation of old and existing fences and walls, will continue to be built."

And as we await the response from the top Democrats, who now appear to have put optics and politics ahead of an issue which they claim to care so deeply about, we wonder if this confusion is not indicative of certain problems facing Trump as he continues to pivot away from Republicans and toward Democrats, and whether the tax reform momentum may not have stalled materially as a result.

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VinceFostersGhost Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:28 Permalink

  No big shock there. This is where we cram it down their throats.... The Demos are gonna be pissed......the Repubs are gonna be pissed........we don't care. The Establishment is NOT happy..........good!

Paul Kersey VinceFostersGhost Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:57 Permalink

If there is one thing that we can believe, it is that anything coming out of Trump's mouth is subject to change and that it can't be believed. He'll commit to something, and then, if it is not received well, he will quickly renounce it. First he is a Democrat, then he is a Republican, then he is a Democrat, etc, etc etc.

Whichever way the wind blows, the blowhard goes.

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chubbar VinceFostersGhost Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:15 Permalink

If Trump think his supporters care about tax reform more than they do saving their country from this immigration nightmare, he's sadly mistaken. All illegals, including these humps that are taking american spots in scholarship programs, need to be deported. That was his promise when he ran and the sad part is that he can rescind Obama's illegal presidential order at any time but refuses to.Trump is looking like a total chump on this issue. The democrats see a way to gain massive voters and the GOP think appeasing these illegals will somehow make them vote GOP or some such nonsense. Fucking traitors, the lot of them.I also have a hard time believing Trump can't divert a measly 6 billion dollars from somewhere to build the wall. Isn't this considered "security"? Doesn't the DHS and Military have huge budgets that are "security" related? Seems to me that this wall could be built (it was already approved by congress) by carving out some funds from one of these organizations.

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BritBob Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:24 Permalink

El Presidente Mexico is no angel. President Mauricio Macri and Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, signed a joint declaration which highlighted "recent developments" between Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance and assume in common guidelines to strengthen commercial and political relationship that includes the search for common positions in the G20, strengthening the OAS and a new Mexican support "to the legitimate sovereign Argentine rights" over the Malvinas Islands. (El Litorial Com Ar 29 June 2016)Mr Presidente – Falklands- Never Belonged to Argentina (single page):https://www.academia.edu/31111843/Falklands_Never_Belonged_to_Argentina  

loves the truth loves the truth Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:14 Permalink

It cracks me up how all these career criminals politiicians make it sound like they care about some mexican slaves dreamers on one hand then are bombing the hell out of innocent civiliams for the past 17 years in the mid east.. What a joke..JW.org is a website you can trust..in 911 languages.https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/peace-on-earth-how/

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Last of the Mi… Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:31 Permalink

Javanka has spoken!  Even conservative republicans refuse to talk about the effect the pair has on Trump but it is there and it's very real. Perhaps, all along, Trump was just the first step in a long journey of bringing government back under control. If he slides into the swamp, well, it's to be expected. Next up!

Grimaldus Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:36 Permalink

President Trump is asking everyone to forward this email to a minimum of 20 people, and to ask that each of those do likewise. In three days, most people in the United States will have the message. This is clearly an amazing idea that must be passed around. Stand by for the push back from THE SWAMP THE TRUMP RULE:  Let's see if congress understands what people pressure is all about. Salary of retired US Presidents .. . . . . $180,000 FOR LIFE. Salary of House/Senate members .. . . $174,000 FOR LIFEThis is stupid Salary of Speaker of the House .. . . . . $223,500 FOR LIFE. This is really stupid Salary of Majority / Minority Leaders . . $193,400 FOR LIFE. Average Salary of a teacher . . .. . . . .. . . . . .. .$40,065 Average Salary of a deployed Soldier . . .. . . .. $38,000 Here's where the cuts should be made! Congressional Reform Act of 2017 1. No Tenure / No Pension. A Congressman / woman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they're out of office. 2. Congress (past, present, & future) participates in Social Security. All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the American people. It may not be used for any other purpose. 3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do. 4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise. Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%. 5. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in the same health care system as the American people. 6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American people. 7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen/women are void effective 7/1/17. The American people did not make this contract with Congressmen/women. Congress made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and go back to work. TRUMP, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling: "I could end the deficit in five minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election". The 26th Amendment ( granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds ) took only three months and eight days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971 - before computers, e-mail, cell phones, etc.Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year or less to become the law of the land - all because of public pressure.Trump is asking each addressee to forward this email to a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn ask each of those to do likewise. In three days, most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one idea that really should be passed around.  If each person contacts a minimum of twenty people, then it will only take three days for most people in the U.S. to receive the message. It's time!Please forward if you favor theses changes

scatha Grimaldus Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:13 Permalink

8. Use NDAA, declare enemies of the state send them to chain gangs in Louisiana.

But first he must stop bending over and stop be daily sodomized by Dems.

The only power he had, debt ceiling he gave away without much beating, now he is powerless a flaccid clown of Deep State, a mindless puppet of Wall Street emasculated eunuch with no balls to show for.

I guess in Trump's household Melania is the man.

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Byrond Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:39 Permalink

Better to have one of those dome force fields. In case the Romulans or NK attack. The Mexicans will have to build their own force fields or get nuked and EMP'd when the NK missiles try to weaken our force field. And that's when we tell NK that they're a fascist, racist dictatorship. And they'll say what about Canada? And we'll say oh, you guys are so racist.

you_are_cleared_hot Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:45 Permalink

Seems to me Trump has taken a page from the Chinese (agree to terms...then deny and dispute terms...then re-negotiate...rinse and repeat) I forget the Chinese term for this, but it is essentially to wear down and frustrate an opponent till eventually they agree to bad terms for the sake "closing" the deal. At least, that is what I hope is going on.

SquadronVBF94 Thu, 09/14/2017 - 06:47 Permalink

Spurious statements by Demonrats? Say it ain't so! Is till say they whole lot, including McConnel and Ryan need to be staked out in the desert for the ants and the scorpions.

Old Poor Richard Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:11 Permalink

Interesting choice of words.  They don't want to 'affirm' or 'bolster' DACA protections, they want to "enshrine" them.  Progressivism isn't just a mental disorder, it's a religious cult.

Stinkytofu (not verified) Old Poor Richard Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:10 Permalink

affirm...bolster....enshrine.....who cares? as long as it's NOT an unconstitutional executive order.as long as it's voted on in congress, as in a..........law. but would be worthwhile to get something out of the deal........like........build the border wall.like.......enforce immigration law.lke.......deport the 12 million here illegally, minus the 800k dreamers.like......require 2 years military service in south korea.....or iran. and maybe put some limitations or restrictions on the constitutional dreamer act of 2017.like.....anyone with felonies get deported.like....no automatic cover of relatives.like.....not include anyone that crossed over after a certain date....dec 2015 maybe?like....well, you can add some more..

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