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DACA Deal Could Produce ‘Revolt’ Within Democratic Party

The far left is so unwilling to work with Trump that they are planning a revolt within the Democratic Party.

By NTK Staff | 01.11.2018 @10:45am
DACA Deal Could Produce ‘Revolt’ Within Democratic Party

As Republicans and Democrats came together at the White House this week to hammer out an immigration deal that would include a solution for so-called DREAMers and beef up border security, far-left liberals are up in arms.

“Democratic leaders are facing a potential revolt within their ranks,” according to Politico.

Senate negotiators say they’re inching toward a bipartisan deal that broadly mirrors the parameters laid out during a meeting this week between lawmakers and President Donald Trump at the White House. They include ensuring legal status for Dreamers, strengthening border security and making changes to both family-based migration and the diversity lottery.

But many Democrats, particularly in the House, are horrified that their leaders would even agree to discuss issues beyond legal status for Dreamers and limited measures to curb illegal immigration. The concerns span multiple factions of the Democratic conference, and, combined with opposition from Republican immigration hard-liners, they could put passage of a DACA deal at risk.

It’s terrible timing for Democrats up for reelection in 2018. While far-left liberals are insisting Democrats offer zero concessions, some moderates hoping to win over Trump voters in their districts are looking for common ground with Republicans on this issue.

In the end, party leaders are privately saying they expect members of the extreme wings of both parties to oppose the final DACA/border security bill, signaling true concessions from both sides.

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