Fox's Kilmeade: Trump "didn't kill" DACA

Fox's Kilmeade: Trump "didn't kill" DACA

Brian Kilmeade: "He told Congress to make a decision"

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From the September 5 edition of Fox News' The Fox News Specialists:

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EBONI WILLIAMS (CO-HOST): A very big week for President Trump, kicking off with a controversial bang. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcing today that the Trump administration is ending the DACA program, which protects undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children from deportation. The decision is creating a political firestorm in Washington and beyond.

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BRIAN KILMEADE (GUEST HOST): Hey John, it was hard to not see Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) together, both critics at different times of President Trump, say "Hey, now we've got to work together to get something done, now it's on us to do this." Constitutionally, we know that Senator Lindsey Graham is a lawyer, so it's really on Congress.

These protests, and this outrage, and these statements are really missing the point. He didn't kill the program. He told Congress to make a decision.

JOHN ROBERTS: Yeah, and a lot of people say -- and some members of Congress who support DACA say that the president really had no choice here, that it really was executive overreach.

Related:

CNN: Toobin: Trump's DACA dodge could haunt the nation

New York Times: Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

Previously:

Jeff Sessions' statement rescinding DACA was packed with bigoted right-wing media lies

Anti-immigrant hate group leader gets taught a lesson on the economic advantages of immigration

On MSNBC, economist Jared Bernstein dismantles Trump administration excuses for ending DACA
 

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