GOP senator says lawmakers reach immigration compromise
January 12, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of bipartisan senators has reached a deal on legislation to protect younger immigrants brought to the country illegally, two GOP senators said Thursday.
One of them, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he shopped the framework to the White House in hopes President Donald Trump would bless the effort. Trump's sign-off would be crucial to any hopes of pushing a compromise on the divisive issue through Congress — but the White House didn't appear to be on board.
Reacting to word of progress, Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "There has not been a deal reached yet." She s...