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DACA vs. The Hill: Not Even Congress Trusts Congress Anymore

President Donald Trump announced this week that he is ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program shielding illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. while under the age of 16, and leaving the legislative work up to Congress.

DACA was instated by an executive order from President Barack Obama; a temporary fix that must be renewed every two years, the program protects around 800,000 people from deportation. Trump seemed to imply in a tweet that he expects Congress to craft legislation giving individuals using DACA to stay in the U.S. a path to living here legally.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this week that DACA would be ending. In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump said, “Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). If they can’t, I will revisit this issue!”

On radio Wednesday, Glenn criticized members of Congress who are too eager to let the president do their job. Immigration policy should happen through legislation, not executive order.

“Even Congress doesn’t trust Congress anymore,” Glenn said. “Now Trump has returned the power back to Congress, and now they’re complaining about it. … When decisions are tough, they fall all over themselves to give their own power away.”

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: Even Congress doesn't trust Congress anymore. Yesterday, the Trump administration announced that it would end DACA, that is the Obama-era presidential edict that allowed hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to avoid deportation. The plan is to give Congress six months to fix the problem. And the reaction from Congress? How dare you. How dare you let us handle this.

Hang on. Even Congress doesn't trust Congress anymore.

President Obama said this...

OBAMA: You know, I'm the president of the United States. I'm not the emperor of the United States.

GLENN: Uh-huh. Yeah. We knew that. We all knew that. I don't think he knew that at the time.

Now, Trump has returned the power back to Congress, and they're complaining about it.

Our Founders knew that the balance of power would work because each branch would want to protect their own power because they would all be power-hungry freaks. But now, when decisions are tough, they fall all over themselves to give their own power away.

Donald Trump said yesterday, "I knew some may wish that I could just bypass Congress and change the law myself. But that's not how our democracy works." Oh, wait. No. Hold on just a second. That wasn't Donald Trump yesterday. That was Barack Obama.

He was right. He just never lived those words. And now, what do we have?

Even Congress doesn't trust Congress anymore, and neither should you.

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Dan Bongino details behind-the-scenes 'SMEAR' against Parler

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YOU will be RESPONSIBLE for loss of rights if you riot

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Parler exec speaks out against ‘unfair’ Big Tech throttle

Big Tech isn't making it easy for organizations outside of the left's coalition to survive. Amy Peikoff is the Chief Policy Officer for Parler — the social media platform now throttled by Amazon, Apple, and Google. She joins Glenn to discuss the recent moves made against Parler and how the company is fighting to move forward: "We're doing everything we can to save civil discourse on the Internet. I promise: We're on it."

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Can Frustrated Conservatives Learn from the Tea Party? | Matt Kibbe | Ep 92

The nation was shocked as the "Save America" rally in Washington, D.C., devolved into a siege of the U.S. Capitol. The day after, as heads were still spinning, Glenn sits down with Matt Kibbe, host of BlazeTV's "Kibbe on Liberty," to look at what led to this: Woke authoritarianism is in power, lockdowns are unending, and the Left has finally found out how to weaponize fear. The media is all too happy to watch the country burn, as long as the Left is holding the torch. But Glenn and Matt remember the lessons learned from the Tea Party, Martin Luther King Jr., and other movements that found success through peace. Conservatives and libertarians must find a path forward so we have more 9-12 marches, fewer stormings of the Capitol, and real change from those who believe they rule over us.