They include this all-cap sentence: “ANY DEAL ON DACA MUST END CHAIN MIGRATION, ELIMINATE THE VISA LOTTERY, AND FULLY SECURE THE BORDER, INCLUDING WITH A WALL.” During yesterday’s televised meeting on immigration, President Trump made those policies sound like things he would like to have but would not insist on. A lot of observers, including me, wondered whether the White House would try to undo that impression. We’ve got our answer. Well, our provisional answer.
Update: At a joint press conference with the Norwegian prime minister this afternoon, Trump said he would not sign a bill without funding for a border wall.