American Thinker: What Is Trump Doing with DACA?

U.S. President Donald Trump signs Section 201 actions in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines on Monday in his first major move to level a global playing field he says …
Mike Theiler/Pool via Bloomberg/Getty Images

American Thinker reports: Last Thursday afternoon, President Trump presented the outlines of his proposed “deal” on DACA. It offers full amnesty with a path to citizenship for 1.8 million DACA eligible illegal aliens. In so doing he demoralized the huge base of support that carried him into office specifically because he promised to swiftly end DACA, and simultaneously cut off at the knees ongoing efforts to push back against amnesty for illegal aliens.

On Saturday Neil Munro authored an article based on a pre-release copy of the full Trump plan obtained by Breitbart News, which has provoked an outraged uproar. It details numerous other proposals that make a mockery of Trump’s promise to secure the border. As Ted Cruz so accurately said, the president is betraying the greatest single promise he made to voters.

Democrats, meanwhile, flatly rejected the entire package. Senator Dick Durbin said “Dreamers should not be held hostage to President Trump’s crusade to tear families apart and waste billions of American tax dollars on an ineffective wall.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer improbably called it a ” wish list that anti-immigration hard-liners have advocated for years.”

Really, Dick? Really, Chuck? Really? So what is going on here?

Read more here:

.