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White House aide: Trump may not insist on border wall funds in DACA bill

White House aide: Trump may not insist on border wall funds in DACA billPresident Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then onto Yuma, Ariz. to visit the U.S. border with Mexico and attend a rally in Phoenix. WASHINGTON — White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short told reporters Tuesday that President Trump will not necessarily insist on having border wall funding in a bill to protect young unauthorized immigrants. Early last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Obama-era DACA program, which throws the fate of nearly 800,000 young unauthorized immigrants without criminal records into question.



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Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline loomsDonald Trump pressed for the funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the US government on the president’s 100th day in office. Building the wall was Trump’s signature campaign promise, and the White House appeared determined to get Congress to approve a down payment as part of a bigger bill to keep the US government funded. White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney said the administration is prepared to make concessions to Democrats on health care reform in order to get the wall money.



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