Pelosi: ‘Five white guys’ leading DACA talks should open a ‘hamburger stand’That sounds like bad news.
Her No. 2, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, called the Californian’s comments ‘offensive.’
By HEATHER CAYGLE 01/11/2018 03:06 PM EST Updated 01/11/2018 04:34 PM EST
… “That comment is offensive. I am committed to ensuring DREAMers are protected and I will welcome everyone to the table who wants to get this done,” Hoyer said to POLITICO in a statement.
The intra-party cross fire comes as Senate negotiators announced they’ve reached a preliminary deal to protect Dreamers.
Tentative Senate deal, per Hill aide familiar with it:— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) January 11, 2018
—Dreamers get path to citizenship (DACA recipients + eligibles)
—Parents of Dreamers get permanently renewable legal status
—Border security $$
—Diversity lottery green cards partially kept, partially reallocated for TPS
Back to Politico:
The plan has yet to receive approval from the White House, a key to its success moving forward.Meanwhile the President asked a vulgarly-phrased question about the quality of most of the countries sending the masses of immigrants, thus setting off a firestorm of indignation because