Just as things have begun to look hopeful for Democrats, the "professional left", as Robert Gibbs famously called it, has begun manufacturing wedge issues to cleave the Trump opposition: over single-payer health care, impeachment, abortion and, now, immigration.
Which one of Trump's best Senate friends wins in the battle for his heart and mind on immigration: Republican Sen. They are all talk and no action.
"Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but "racist", he told reporters in Geneva. Norway is a predominantly white and wealthy country.
The Senate group has been working for months in hopes of crafting legislation that would prevent the around 700,000 illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children - known as Dreamers - from being subject to deportation after Trump ended a program providing them with temporary legal status and work permits.
"Why do we want all these people from "shithole countries" coming here?"
Trump has advocated since early 2015 for a physical wall along the U.S.
The New York Times later reported the same comment, citing unnamed people with direct knowledge of the meeting.
In a statement, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders thanked the lawmakers on behalf of Trump and said the legislative proposal seeks to comply with the main priorities of the President for U.S. citizens.
Only 11 per cent want them kicked out of the United States.
"Everybody wants to find a deal there, myself included", said Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the stoutly conservative House Freedom Caucus.
"It's about opening the door wider to humanity's worst side, about validating and encouraging racism and xenophobia that will potentially disrupt and destroy the lives of many people", he warned.
Politico reports that chain migration would also change.
The president and lawmakers are in the midst of intense negotiations about how to shield almost 800,000 "dreamers" from deportation.
Antrim County Republican Party Chairman Randy Bishop says he, and other supporters of President Trump, want him to hold firm on his request that any immigration legislation include money for border security.
But several Republicans in Congress are trying to dial down the tension by pointing to that shows a healthy majority of Americans support a path to citizenship for DREAMers.
Late last week, they ostensibly got their reply: The White House sent the exact same document it had released in October, outlining an immigration "framework" that posited an overhaul of asylum laws, stepped-up interior enforcement, and a broad crackdown on legal immigration on the scale of the Trump-endorsed RAISE Act. "These are human beings, not commodities".
During a meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday at the White House, Trump endorsed a two-step approach to immigration reform. The White House denied those comments. But without DREAMers as pawns, Trump would have been begging Democrats for funding for his loopy wall, and the rest of his agenda would have been a non-starter.
Asked about Trump's input in the ongoing negotiations, Norman Ornstein, a Congressional scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), said that "he always complicates things because he has no clue what the policies are or even what he supports on his own".
"However, we caution against introducing unrelated, unnecessary, or controversial elements of immigration policy - especially those that jeopardize the sanctity of families or unaccompanied children - into the bipartisan search for a just and humane solution for the 'Dreamers, '" he said.
The Clippers' fourth straight win was accomplished without All-Star center DeAndre Jordan, who sprained his left ankle Thursday. He shot an efficient 3-of-5 from the field including knocking down both of his 3-pointers in the period for the half.
Dark Souls Remastered has been announced for Nintendo Switch in a new Nintendo Direct Mini livestream that is going on right now. The most recent entry in the Dark Souls franchise, Dark Souls 3 , came to consoles and PC in early 2016.
DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation. African nations and El Salvador -also said to have been targeted in Trump's comments on immigration - have had plenty to say.
Obviously, these things have combined over the last few years, I have had a great time over the last 2-3 years. He was not only the star of the day but also opened game for India when team was struggling for a wicket.
The agreement entered into force in November 2016. "And if we can't, that's fine", President Trump said in June 2017. The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement to deny the US competitive edge.
Record-breaking Kane fires Tottenham past Everton
Everton, which had a headed goal by Wayne Rooney disallowed when it was 0-0, hasn't won any of its last five games in the league. Fifth-place Spurs moved level on points with Liverpool , whose game in hand is against Manchester City at Anfield.
Pochettino tips Kane to smash more records
Allardyce added: "It was a very hard day for (new signing) Cenk Tosun on his debut today, a very hard day for us all in the end". Spurs were certainly on the front foot throughout against an Everton side who have now suffered four successive defeats.
Analysts Sights: Tetra Technologies (TTI)
The industrial products company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.02. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business.
Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time
America's allies see the accord as the best way to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions and a victory for multilateral diplomacy. He said remaining in the pact will give Congress more time to come up with bipartisan legislation regarding Iran.
Ten-man Leicester hold lacklustre Chelsea
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte refused to discuss Manchester United rival Jose Mourinho after their 0-0 draw with Leicester City . But with no real competition or back up to rescue Chelsea , Morata looks likely to continue his struggles in front of goal .
Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC)
The financial services provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.13. Analysts await Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SC) earned "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Monday, January 23.
Short Interest in Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) Decreases By 10.3%
Tahithromos Llc increased its stake in Xilinx Inc (XLNX) by 14.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donaldson Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 201,328 shares. 730,161 are owned by Los Angeles Mgmt & Equity Rech.
Brother of Hamas Foreign Minister Injured in Lebanon Car Bomb
Lebanese news outlet Al Mayadeen was one of a few media sites that reported Israeli planes were in the area of the explosion. A military source said a BMW in the southern port city of Sidon "detonated, wounding Hamas official Mohammed Hamdan".