Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said on Sunday that he has no plans to change the Constitution to eliminate automatic citizenship for babies born in the U.S.

“I'm not talking about changing the Constitution,” Walker said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”


“I'm talking about enforcing the laws of this country so that we don't have sanctuary cities, we have an E-Verify system that works and that is effective, and that we truly secure the border so that people, no matter what their purpose, aren't coming into America unless they're here legally.”

“Whether it's talking about the 14th Amendment or anything else, until we secure the border and enforce the laws, we shouldn't be talking about any other issue out there,” Walker said.

His comments follow a back-and-forth that seemed to send mixed messages about whether Walker agreed with Donald Trump that the country ought to eliminate birthright citizenship, which would seemingly require a revocation of the Constitution’s 14th Amendment. 

Though Walker initially said Trump’s plan is “very similar to the things I’ve announced,” he later clarified that he was “not taking a position one way or the other” on the issue.