Trump: If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix

Trump: If there's no wall, there's no DACA fix
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President TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again MORE on Tuesday night delivered a blunt message to Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump goes after Democrats over photo of drowned migrants Schumer displays photo of drowned migrants on Senate floor in appeal to Trump McConnell-backed Super PAC says nominating Roy Moore would be 'gift wrapping' seat to Dems MORE (D-N.Y.), saying there would be no agreement to help so-called Dreamers without funding for the president's long-promised border wall.

"Cryin’ Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump goes after Democrats over photo of drowned migrants Schumer displays photo of drowned migrants on Senate floor in appeal to Trump McConnell-backed Super PAC says nominating Roy Moore would be 'gift wrapping' seat to Dems MORE fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA. We must have safety and security, together with a strong Military, for our great people!" Trump tweeted.

The president was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era initiative that offers certain protections to undocumented immigrants, popularly known as Dreamers, who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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Democrats fought to have a DACA fix tied to a funding bill to end the government's three-day shutdown, but they eventually backed down after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellPelosi: Congress will receive election security briefing in July Adam Scott calls on McConnell to take down 'Parks & Rec' gif Trump says he spoke to Pelosi, McConnell on border package MORE (R-Ky.) said he would take up immigration legislation in February.

Schumer came under fire from the left-wing faction of his party for caving to the GOP over the DACA issue. The Senate minority leader said he had discussed funding for a border wall at the White House on Friday as part of a potential deal.

Later, on Tuesday, Schumer confirmed he had withdrawn the offer.

"We're going to have to start on a new basis and the wall offer is off the table," Schumer told reporters.