White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a statement blaming “Schumer Democrats” after the Senate rejected legislation based on President Trump’s immigration plan in a 39-60 vote. She accused Democrats of not being serious about finding a solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients.
“Today, the Schumer Democrats in the Senate demonstrated again that they are not serious about DACA, they are not serious about immigration reform, and they are not serious about homeland security,” Sanders said.
“They filibustered a proposal with an extremely generous path to citizenship because it also contained reforms that secured our border and secured our immigration system.”
“While radical Schumer Democrats align themselves with the open border fringe, the Trump Administration will continue advocating for the American people. The next step will be for the House to continue advancing the proposal from Chairman Goodlatte and Chairman McCaul,” the White House said.
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