Trump Huddles With Congressional Leaders In Both Parties

President Trump will meet with bipartisan congressional leaders next week to negotiate a path forward for undocumented youth who are set to lose their temporary protected status in early March.

An administration official confirmed the upcoming meeting on Friday, just hours after the president reiterated some of his top demands for immigration reform and border security in a tweet targeting Democrats.

“The Democrats have been told, and fully understand, that there can be no [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] without the desperately needed WALL at the Southern Border and an END to the horrible Chain Migration & ridiculous Lottery System of immigration, etc.” Trump tweeted.

Those priorities mirror a list of immigration principles and policies circulated by the White House in mid-October, and later sent to congressional leaders. Trump and his staff have repeatedly said that all of their policy objectives must be met before the president agrees to extend permanent legal status to so-called Dreamers or establish a path to citizenship.

Read more at the Washington Examiner.