Trump Sent Out DACA Tweet at Pelosi’s Request

(Updated)

Nancy Pelosi / Getty Images

Nancy Pelosi / Getty Images

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President Donald Trump sent out a tweet Thursday on the now-revoked Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program at the request of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), according to press reports.

Trump tweeted that those who benefitted from DACA had "nothing to worry about," adding, "No action!"

 

But shortly afterwards, journalists at a variety of outlets reported that Pelosi spoke on the phone with Trump in the morning to request the tweet. While some wrote Pelosi called Trump, New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman said Trump called Pelosi.

Trump's acquiescence comes a day after the president shunned Republican leaders in Congress and sided with Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) in negotiations over raising the debt ceiling.

UPDATED 10:29 A.M.: This article was updated with Haberman's tweet.

Alex Griswold

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Alex is a staff writer at the Washington Free Beacon. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012. Before joining the Free Beacon, he was a writer for Mediaite and The Daily Caller. He is originally from Buffalo, New York, but regrettably now lives in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at griswold@freebeacon.com

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