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Trump Hardens Immigration Stance, Saying, “We Need the Wall

President trump always has something to say about his proposed wall. His aggression towards building it will be its downfall.

President Donald Trump hardened his position on immigration Wednesday, a day after he appeared to support a wide-reaching deal that could grant millions of undocumented people a pathway to citizenship. During a meeting with congressional leaders on Tuesday, Trump repeatedly said he would “take the heat” for a sweeping immigration deal, which would likely be opposed by much of his far-right-wing anti-immigrant base. President Trump also said he wanted a bill to protect the 800,000 young undocumented people known as DREAMers, whose protections he attempted to rescind late last year when he canceled DACA—the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But on Wednesday, Trump reversed course, telling reporters he would reject any immigration deal that doesn’t provide funding for a militarized border wall.

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