A deal on DACA? Top Democrats say they reached an agreement with Trump

- Democrats announced a deal with the president to save Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), without approving funding for the border wall, but that deal may be short-lived as President Trump began disputing some of the details.

"We're renovating large sections of wall that will be brand new by the time we finish. We're building samples of four different walls in order to make a choice. And, after the choice is made, we'll either have it in budget, or someplace, and if the Democrats aren't going to approve it, then we're not going to do what they want. I think it'll work out," said Trump.

The negotiations on DACA come just one week after Trump and Democrats agreed to a deal on hurricane recovery funding and the debt limit.

It's a possible DACA deal -- not done yet, but the president has once again bypassed Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell in favor of Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. And that's a bit of a bitter pill to swallow for die-hard Trump supporters.

Remember: taking a hard line on immigrants, especially from Mexico, was one of the first promises candidate Trump made on his way to the White House.

At the Sun City Republican Club, here you'll find "Make America Great Again" hats, plenty of American flags and a genuine Donald Trump bobblehead. Fitting, because the president has set heads spinning among some of his most ardent supporters because he's working on cutting a deal with Democrats to let "dreamers" stay -- right after he announced he'd terminate the DACA program. 

What's a Trump backer and immigration hardliner to do? Should the "dreamers" stay in America?

"We have rules.. regulations and laws trying to maintain them.. we have gone around them in a lot of cases the rules say no," said John Heep.

A spokesperson for Arizona Democrats says the president working with top Democrats Schumer and Pelosi is a good thing.

"I think this issue is simple in terms of what is fair. There are 800,000 people in limbo. Trump and Democrats recognize the seriousness of this issue. They want to work together to protect these individuals," said Enrique Gutierrez of the Arizona Democratic Party.

Other Trump loyalists say the president's alliance with Democrats might be just what the GOP needs.

"I think the Republicans in the Senate and House have not been receptive to his plans and programs. He is taking and shaking them and saying wake up," said Jean McGrath.

The challenge for the president? Getting things done while keeping the support of his most die-hard supporters.

 

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