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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions The Memo: Left pins hopes on Nina Turner in Ohio after recent defeats Biden administration to keep Trump-era rule of turning away migrants during pandemic MORE on Tuesday night delivered a blunt message to Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerPoll: Majority of voters say more police are needed amid rise in crime America's middle class is getting hooked on government cash — and Democrats aren't done yet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate finalizes .2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill 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 SchumerChuck SchumerPoll: Majority of voters say more police are needed amid rise in crime America's middle class is getting hooked on government cash — and Democrats aren't done yet The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senate finalizes .2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill 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 McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - White House, Dems play blame game over evictions GOP skepticism looms over bipartisan spending deal On The Money: Biden, Pelosi struggle with end of eviction ban | Trump attorney says he will fight release of tax returns 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.