Axios: Trump Will Veto Democrats’ Senate Amnesty Bills

The President will veto the Senate Democrats’ draft amnesty bills, a White House official told Axios.com.

The site reported late on February 13:

A senior administration official said Tuesday night that President Trump “will veto any bill that doesn’t advance his common-sense immigration reforms” — a hardening of the White House bargaining position as the Senate begins an epic debate …

In discussing the White House’s strategic thinking, the administration official asserted confidence on immigration, saying Democrats who resist Trump’s approach will “be walking into a political suicide march.”

The administration official said: “The White House has claimed the mainstream, middle ground on immigration.”

The veto threat, however, prompted a scornful response from an unnamed Democrat staffer, who said:

“We have claimed the middle ground, and the President has rejected it … He’s using Dreamers as leverage to achieve immigration policies that are…

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