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'No Wall, No DACA' - Trump Speaks from Camp David
Townhall ^ | January 6, 2018 | Timothy Meads

Posted on 01/06/2018 10:59:05 AM PST by EdnaMode

President Donald J. Trump’s wall along the southern border will cost at least $18 billion, per a Congressional source first reported by The Wall Street Journal. But, President Trump insists that Mexico will pay for the wall and that Democrats will agree to it.

According to The Wall Street Journal's source, the Department of Homeland Security has requested 316 miles of new fencing plus an additional 407 miles of reinforcing fencing to be built over the next decade, costing taxpayers $18 billion.

According to NBC News, Democrats are already condemning the plan. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the minority whip, called the request "outrageous."

"President Trump has said he may need a good government shutdown to get his wall. With this demand, he seems to be heading in that direction," Durbin said in a statement. He said that the administration was undercutting bipartisan efforts to help those protected by DACA with the $18 billion request and other immigration demands.

This figures comes as President Trump stated again today that he believes Mexico will pay for the wall. Trump was speaking to reporters from Camp David, where he is planning his 2018 agenda with Republican leaders this weekend.

“I believe Mexico will pay for the wall. I have a very good relationship with Mexico,” Mr. Trump told reporters.

He also added that construction of the border wall, a key tenant of his campaign, is absolutely necessary for any sort of deal on President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA has allowed thousands of illegal aliens brought into the country by their parents as children to stay in the United States, despite lack of proper citizenship.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 115th; aliens; buildthewall; campdavid; daca; illegals; trump; trumpbudget; trumpillegals
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Wall = Yes. DACA = no.
1 posted on 01/06/2018 10:59:05 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

Notice the contrast here. If Dems really cared about these Dreamers, they would accept Trump’s position. But Trump has brilliantly exposed them as the open-border fanatics they are.


2 posted on 01/06/2018 11:04:15 AM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (God Bless Attorney General Jeff Sessions! Thank You!)
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To: EdnaMode
If he gets the wall (in 10 years), chain migration ended, and the diversity lottery ended, would it be a good deal to give DACA amnesty?

Probably not.

Would it be better than status quo ante?

Probably a little - illegals are Latinos and chain migration and the diversity lottery are bringing in Muslims.

3 posted on 01/06/2018 11:04:50 AM PST by cmj328 (We live here.)
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To: EdnaMode

Start deporting 10,000 dreamers a month while we negotiate.
Until the wall is funded, installed, and fully manned.


4 posted on 01/06/2018 11:05:50 AM PST by Keyhopper (Indians had bad immigration laws)
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To: EdnaMode

Border wall, now. DACA, slow-walked into the next century.


5 posted on 01/06/2018 11:07:36 AM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: EdnaMode

Where was the outcry about the extra 900+ Billion that Obama got to spend due to the baseline budgeting for each of seven years after the so-called stimulus? Congress never argued about a budget because they just skipped that constitutional duty.


6 posted on 01/06/2018 11:08:20 AM PST by Freee-dame (Best election ever.)
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To: Freee-dame

This isn’t about whether we have the money or not. It’s about whether “our” government is willing to allocate it.


7 posted on 01/06/2018 11:10:50 AM PST by ichabod1 (People don't want to believe it be what it be but it is.)
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To: ichabod1

DACA SOULD NOT be part of our wall.


8 posted on 01/06/2018 11:13:53 AM PST by gathersnomoss
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To: EdnaMode

How about NO DACA even if the wall is built. You don’t reward criminals..EVER


9 posted on 01/06/2018 11:14:33 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Keyhopper

That’s an excellent idea.


10 posted on 01/06/2018 11:14:46 AM PST by Jonny7797
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To: gathersnomoss

The Wall will be fully built when Hillary is imprisoned.


11 posted on 01/06/2018 11:16:34 AM PST by gathersnomoss
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To: Freee-dame

“next decade” How about the next 2 yrs?


12 posted on 01/06/2018 11:17:29 AM PST by oldasrocks (rump)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

DACA didn’t even exist until obama created it


13 posted on 01/06/2018 11:20:00 AM PST by jersey117 (Sp)
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To: oldasrocks

Exactly. A decade is WAY too long to wait.


14 posted on 01/06/2018 11:20:58 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (SCHLONGED: How Donald Trump Beat My Lying, Marxist Ass and Went On to Win the November Election. HRC)
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To: EdnaMode

Fakenews CNN news cycle domination:

“Not-genius President Trump drew attention for his claim that he is a genius (he is not a genius,based on CNN reporting, to comment on DACA, which it doesn’t take a genius to know is essential because many immigrants are geniuses. Here with commentary on this non-genius move by a non-genius President is...”


15 posted on 01/06/2018 11:23:09 AM PST by bigbob (People say believe half of what you see son and none of what you hear - M. Gaye)
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To: EdnaMode
[Durbin] said that the administration was undercutting bipartisan efforts to help those protected by DACA with the $18 billion request and other immigration demands.

In other words, Trump is undercutting the effort to give the Democrats what they want by asking them to give him something that he wants. How unfair.

16 posted on 01/06/2018 11:23:13 AM PST by Petrosius
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To: EdnaMode

I want a real wall, like the ones along the highways, not some stupid fence.

Plus how did this go from 2200 miles to 1500 miles (I understand the terrain in some areas just don’t need a wall) down to 400 miles?

We are being short changed here

President Trump needs to hold his ground on the 1500 miles, any gaps and you are just inviting them in.

Build the wall!


17 posted on 01/06/2018 11:24:36 AM PST by Trump.Deplorable
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To: EdnaMode

That sounds like about 25% of the wall. They get 25% of Daca. You dont get 100% of daca and 25% of the wall unless you make a gigantic political error,.


18 posted on 01/06/2018 11:28:42 AM PST by raiderboy ( "...if we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall")
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
If Dems really cared about these Dreamers, they would accept Trump’s position.

This.

19 posted on 01/06/2018 11:33:40 AM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except for convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: EdnaMode

After the last brick has been laid, give them a written examination, pick the top 50 and kick the remaining 799,950 out.


20 posted on 01/06/2018 11:35:29 AM PST by libh8er
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