Pelosi: ‘God Is With Us’ on Demanding DACA Fix in Budget Deal

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Thursday at her weekly briefing on Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said God is with the Democrats on their fight to protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as part of a deal to fund the government. Partial transcript as follows: REPORTER: To follow up on your answer to a DREAMer question earlier, are you backing off your stance from last month where you said, ‘We will not leave here in December without a DACA fix’? PELOSI: No, I stand by that statement. We will not leave here without a DACA fix. Yes, ma’am? REPORTER: Two questions. Back on DACA—have you changed your mind at all about being willing to accept some border wall funding or immigration crackdown funding within a DREAM Act fix? PELOSI: When you say, ‘have you changed your mind,’ we said to the president the night he agreed to the DACA legislation that we have a responsibility to protect our border and we think there are many things we can do, working together to do that, and members have been working in a bipartisan way to address that. So, we’re not backing off anything, and including meeting the needs of

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