Sinema and McSally: Trump raised deal on ‘dreamers,’ border security in bipartisan meeting

By Ronald J. Hansen | The Republic

U.S. President Donald Trump says he’s “fairly close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders on providing protections to young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children but he needs “massive border security.”

Hours before President Donald Trump reached tentative terms Wednesday with Democratic leaders on “dreamers” and border security, he met with a small group of House members and made a similar pitch.

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Trump opened the Wednesday afternoon meeting with nine House Democrats and five House Republicans by telling them to pass legislation on dreamers by linking it to increased border security, but not necessarily his coveted border wall.

U.S. Reps. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally, both of Arizona, described that White House meeting as an effort to identify bipartisan ground on several issues, from tax reform to infrastructure to health care.

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