Flake: Congress must protect DACA kids
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Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeWANTED: A Republican with courage Protesters who went viral confronting Flake cheered at award event Feinstein to introduce bill raising age to purchase assault weapons after California shooting MORE (R-Ariz.), a frequent critic of President Trump, is calling on Congress to protect enrollees in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, amid increased speculation that Trump may end it.

Republicans including House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanDebate with Donald Trump? Just say no Ex-Trump adviser says GOP needs a better health-care message for 2020 Liz Cheney faces a big decision on her future MORE (Wisc.) and Sen Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchTrump gambles in push for drug import proposal Biden's role in Anita Hill hearings defended by witness not allowed to testify 'Congress' worst tax idea ever'? Hardly. MORE (Utah) pressed Trump on Friday not to halt the program.


"I actually don't think he should do that and I believe that this is something Congress has to fix," Ryan told WCLO Janesville.

Hatch, who stands with Trump on other immigration issues, said in a statement that there needs to be a "workable, permanent" solution for individuals who unwillingly enter the country illegally as children. 

Shortly after Flake's tweet, Trump said his decision on the so-called "Dreamers" will be coming "sometime over the weekend, maybe this afternoon."