Nebraska's Smith OK with Trump immigration talks with Dems

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The real action was in Washington, D.C., where it seems a dinner over Chinese food led the President and Congressional Democratic leaders to a possible legislative solution for DACA.

After campaigning on a promise that he'd get rid of a program that helps a group of young migrants without documents remain in the country, President Donald Trump is working with Democrats to find a way to help the young migrants stay.

The bombshell developments, which were first announced by Schumer and Pelosi and reiterated by Trump himself Thursday morning, were met with immediate outrage from conservatives and put pressure on the President's Republican allies in Congress.

Smith, who represents Nebraska's vast, rural 3rd District, said Thursday he's "not offended that the president is reaching out".

"Some of the specific things we'd like to see: The end to sanctuary cities, expedited removal, more immigration judges, supporting things like the RAISE Act", she said.

Analysts said Trump's tweet about chain migration could throw a wrench in negotiations over a potential immigration deal with Democrats. "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".

A pathway to citizenship given to Dreamers would inevitably allow some to sponsor their families, including their undocumented parents, who, in many cases, brought them to the country in an illegal way, if rules of chain migration still stand.

Short denied there was a deal and instead referred to the dinner as the "beginning of a conversation" in which Trump was honest in his desire to protect DACA recipients.

On Sept. 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the program, which began under then-President Barack Obama in 2012, would end under the Trump administration. These ardent Trump supporters have to be delusional if they still believe Mexico will pay for it. Another said Trump got "rolled" by the Democrats.

There's no guarantee that the common ground Trump found this week with Democrats on immigration will result in legislation.

In a truly head-spinning exchange, Cernovich fired back at a Trump supporter who dismissed a New York Times report by Maggie Haberman as "fake news". Ryan said he and other GOP leaders "have leverage" to insist that any bill to protect young immigrants includes tough border protections.

In a radio interview, Ryan said "there's a sweet spot for this. a majority in Congress" to protect young immigrants while also bolstering border security.

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