"Trump proposes amnesty. We voted for Trump and got Jeb!", Coulter wrote on Twitter, referring to former GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush. "What is good in the proposal is not original", she later tweeted.
His comment drew immediate pushback from some Democrats, including Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who said in a tweet that Trump "is no MLK" and that the vice president owes an apology to the country and King's memory.
The Democratic measure would provide $563 million for immigration judges and $524 million for upgrading ports of entry.
"In a very real sense, what President Trump did here was he set the table for a deal", Pence said on "Fox News Sunday". We have passed many bipartisan options for Leader Mitch McConnell to immediately take up and allow for a vote on the Senate floor to open the federal government.
Trump's plan seems to stand little chance of getting the 60 votes needed in the Senate.
James Carafano, a vice president of the conservative Heritage Foundation said Saturday the president should "be applauded" for trying to end the shutdown, before ripping into his latest plan toward doing so.
But they were the first tangible signs of movement in a dispute that has caused a partial government shutdown, which Saturday was entering its record 29th day. On this occasion, he sought to strike a diplomatic tone, emphasizing trust and the need to work across the aisle.
Trump's Friday evening tweeted announcement came after Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday canceled her plans to travel by commercial plane to visit USA troops in Afghanistan, saying Trump had caused a security risk by talking about the trip.
Trump is expected to say he'd accept temporarily protecting from deportation hundreds of thousands of young "Dreamer" immigrants who arrived in the US illegally as children. "The offer the President announced today is a loser for the forgotten American workers who were central to his campaign promises", said Roy Beck, the group's president.
Later on Sunday morning, Trump touted his progress on building the wall, even without the necessary funding. After his announcement Saturday, some supporters appeared unhappy with his effort to bridge the divide with Democrats.
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"It's really unfortunate that we can't get a compromise". The president ultimately abandoned that agreement, concerned about angering his base and after Miller and others advised him he should insist on additional immigration restrictions.
He further added, "As a candidate for president, I promised I would fix this crisis, and I intend to keep that promise one way or the other".
Those familiar with the discussions say Trump was desperate for a way to get out of the shutdown.
The Kentucky Republican calls Trump's proposal a "fair compromise" for ending the standoff. The deal woud also offer protections for 300,000 illegal immigrants Temporary Protected Status. The administration's DACA and TPS actions have been held up in court, at least so far. "There is no pathway to citizenship in this proposal".
He proposed to extend protective measures for almost 700,000 young undocumented immigrants who are now allowed to live and work in the United States under the Obama-initiated DACA programme, and shield another 300,000 immigrants from Central American and African countries from deportation from the US.
"We want to sit down and put some stability in people's lives", Clyburn said.
The shutdown, that has now entered its 29th day, was triggered on 22 December, 2018 by a lack of consensus between Democratic lawmakers and the USA president on the $5.7 billion funding for the wall on the border with Mexico, which was one of Trump's electoral promises.
The rumors come after Trump killed the #DACA and #TPS programs, putting millions of once protected immigrants in danger, after Trump killed the #DreamAct.
"The devil is in the details here, but one thing I can guarantee is that if $5 billion is appropriated for border wall, a satellite map of the border on January 1, 2019 will look virtually identical to a satellite map of the border on November 2020", Fresco said.