So is President Trump about to give up the ghost on illegal immigration?
At a meeting with tech CEOs on Wednesday, President Trump once again signaled that he may throw out all his 2016 campaign rhetoric and switch to a position he heartily condemned when it was proposed by Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio; embracing comprehensive immigration reform.
As Allahpundit of HotAir notes, “Assuming Haberman, who’s famously well-sourced, is correct that he mentioned “comprehensive” reform to Cook, that makes three separate occasions on which he’s discussed it. Is the White House actually considering this?”
In early February, while Trump met with a bipartisan group of senators, there was this exchange, in which Trump reportedly said he would consider a bill that would trade security improvements for legalization:
As Allahpundit points out:
What was a big deal, sort of, was what he allegedly said when Manchin explained to him the sort of long-term path to citizenship (say, 10-13 years) that he had in mind: “That doesn’t sound like amnesty to me.”
Later, on February 28, speaking with news anchors the day of his address to a joint session of Congress, Trump was at it again:
Trump has already sold out on DREAMers; is Trump serious about jettisoning his hard-line positions on immigration and embracing comprehensive immigration reform or not?
Via Daily Wire