Trump warns Democrats: ‘There will never be another opportunity’ to fix DACA after March 5

President Trump warned Democrats on Tuesday that they only have three weeks to work with Republicans on a bipartisan fix to the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program before the window closes.

“Negotiations on DACA have begun. Republicans want to make a deal and Democrats say they want to make a deal. Wouldn’t it be great if we could finally, after so many years, solve the DACA puzzle. This will be our last chance, there will never be another opportunity! March 5th,” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning.

Trump has repeatedly used Twitter to encourage Democratic lawmakers to work with Republicans.

Trump has asked for $25 billion to go toward border security, a skills-based visa program to replace the diversity lottery system, and an end to “chain migration,” in return for a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million illegal immigrants, including the up to 800,000 DACA recipients. But Democrats have balked at some of these demands, and the two parties don’t appear to be close to an agreement.

The president on Monday also pushed to support his newly released infrastructure proposal, which he said presented Congress another chance to do bipartisan work.

“Our infrastructure plan has been put forward and has received great reviews by everyone except, of course, the Democrats. After many years we have taken care of our Military, now we have to fix our roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and more. Bipartisan, make deal Dems?” Trump tweeted.

This post originally appeared on Washington Examiner

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