During a Sunday Twitter storm, President Donald Trump said that Democrats and Republicans should work together on an immigration law that would fix the horrific stories flooding the airwaves.
"The Democrats should get together with their Republican counterparts and work something out on Border Security & Safety. Don’t wait until after the election because you are going to lose!" he tweeted.
The Democrats should get together with their Republican counterparts and work something out on Border Security & Sa… https://t.co/t5Ckwe94P0— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1529282941.0
The problem is that Democratic Senator Dick Durbin has spent the better part of 17 years working on a law that both parties could agree to. In fact, at one point he even had a deal with the GOP. Trump and Durbin went back and forth on the bill. Ultimately, the president wouldn't support the law because the bill didn't fully fund his border wall.