He appeared revived that tactic this week when he invited Senator Schumer and Ms Pelosi to the White House to resolve the contentious issue of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a policy that saved nearly 800,000 foreigners who illegally entered American soil as minors from being kicked out of the country.
The Democrats declared victory after the meeting, declaring in a joint statement that Mr Trump had agreed to protect the so-called “Dreamers” and establish a border security policy that was “acceptable to both sides”. Importantly, these policies would be implemented without making progress on Mr Trump’s proposed border wall between the US and Mexico.
Mr Trump tweeted in support of the Dreamers on Thursday morning.
Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!.....