Flashback: Prominent Democrats Open to Wall for DACA Amnesty Deal

Breitbart | 1/19/2019 | Staff
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Several prominent Democrats have made statements over the past two years saying they would open to obtaining funding for a wall along the U.S. southern border in exchange for DACA amnesty.

The Democrats— including former Vice President Joe Biden, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC)— all made statements signaling that they would support a border wall if it meant that President Donald Trump would support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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The DACA program, which began under the Obama administration, grants protections for illegal aliens who came to the U.S. as children.

“If you had a wall that provided security that wasn’t an absolute waste of money — meaning national security and the technical means to protect it, and all these kids had a path to citizenship — I’d be inclined to do that,” Biden, 75, told Chris Cuomo on CNN.

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“You’d give Trump the political victory in order to get the deal done?” Cuomo asked.

“I don’t care about his political victory,” Biden responded. “That’s not...
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