"Look, the president's number one job as commander in chief and the president is national security, and we can not protect American citizens - we can not protect this country - if we don't secure our border", Sanders said.
His pronouncement came as the White House announced it would be unveiling a legislative framework on immigration next week that it hopes can pass both the House and the Senate.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders struggled Wednesday to point to specific steps President Donald Trump has taken to address mass shootings, pointing instead to the administration's broad efforts to crack down on violent crime.
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The White House has reiterated its opposition to the measure, and officials say they are escalating criticism to kill it as immigration talks resume.
Around three dozen senators, evenly divided among Republicans and Democrats, planned to meet late Wednesday in what No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said was a chance to "get people thinking about a framework that might actually work".
Sanders said the bipartisan bill, which has also received support from Sen. "As soon as that is done, we're more than happy to negotiate on responsible immigration reform", she said.
"A sequel seems likely given absolutely no policy resolution", said Chris Krueger, an analyst at Cowen Washington Research Group. That suggests both parties would be allowed to offer amendments. "And I think we're never going to get there as long as we embrace concepts that can not possibly get 60 votes". Trump decided last fall to end the program by March 5, 2018, and Congress has since failed to reach agreement with the White House about how to extend it.
Trump also addressed the coming fight over DACA in a statement applauding the end of the government shutdown. "But the President has laid out what he wants, and if they need help understand it, we'd be happy to send some people over there to explain it to them".
Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, accused the US of promoting "rigged, unverified reports" about chemical weapons. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 13 people had suffered suffocation in the incident.
However, he denied he harassed the women and argued the payment was "severance", according to The Inquirer . The settlements are typically listed as normal employee compensation, with no indication of anything amiss.
"These are the first Oscars in the wake of the #MeToo movement, which means there will be some changes", he admitted. In terms of race and gender, the list was especially diverse compared to years past.
Later, the President admitted that the Russian Federation investigation - which Mr Comey was leading - played into his decision. McCabe replied that he didn't vote, according to unnamed sources who spoke with the Washington Post about the incident.
The coastal areas were the worst affected overnight with the strongest winds recorded at Sherkin Island (59 knots). Heavy rain will clear the southeast this morning with sunny showers and scattered showers following.
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The three largest opposition parties opted to boycott December 10 municipal elections, leading to a sweep by the ruling PSUV. The bill was raised by the representative Diosdado Cabello, number two in the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
The memo has become a conservative rallying cry, with Republicans on Capitol Hill demanding that the documents be released. In general, the memo is about government agencies abusing the FISA courts and surveillance during the 2016 election.
Pence responded to the fracas by saying with a smile: "It is deeply humbling for me to stand before this vibrant democracy ". It was part of an exceptionally warm welcome for Pence in Israel , which has been overjoyed by Trump's pivot on Jerusalem.
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SpaceX conducts Falcon Heavy static fire test
These engines were brought to life for the first time at Cape Canaveral this morning in what is known as a static fire test . SpaceX had fueled the rocket before, but then stood down for undisclosed reasons. 'I love that rocket so much'.
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