Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the negotiations with the White House regarding the fate of Dreamers lose pace.
On Friday, the senator from New York said the White House hasn’t negotiated since their meeting earlier this month.
On September 13, Schumer, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and President Donald Trump had a meeting. They agreed to work on a deal to protect Dreamers from deportation. The deal involves a bipartisan DREAM Act and border security measures that does not include building a wall.
Since then, “they haven’t negotiated much. He [Trump] got a load of blowback from the right wing,” said Schumer to Pod Save America.
The senator said he thinks one of the conservative commentators, Laura Ingraham or Ann Coulter called him “Amnesty Donald.” He added one of them called for his impeachment
Schumer thinks Trump wants to help Dreamers
Despite the stumbling block, Sen. Schumer said they’re trying to get the White House back to the negotiating table. He thinks Trump wants to help the Dreamers.