Jan 23, 2018 - Politics & Policy

White House: Bipartisan DACA deal is "dead on arrival"


Sanders holds court in the White House briefing room. Photo: Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg via Getty Images

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that the bipartisan immigration deal struck by Sens. Flake, Graham and Durbin is "totally unacceptable" to President Trump.

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Sanders also commented on the controversy over a House Intelligence Committee memo that reportedly outlines how the controversial Trump-Russia Steele dossier was purportedly used as a pretext for the FBI to obtain FISA wiretaps against American citizens.

"We certainly support that transparency," she said, when asked if the memo should be made public, as House Republicans and right-wing media are demanding.

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