*From:* Olivier Knox [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
*Sent:* Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:55 PM
*Subject:* Pool Report #3 More Daca/Wall comments
Marine One came into view at 3:35 pm, touched down at 3:38, and POTUS and FLOTUS came down the steps at 3:40 pm.
Same drill as this morning, Marine One engines going, so it was hard to hear, but TV boom mics will mean decent audio - perhaps for Pool Report #4.
President Trump suggested again that the sequencing would be some sort of DACA legislation first, then the wall to follow, and that the ongoing conversations/deal-making aimed to ensure Democrats don't try to block wall funding.
"if the Democrats aren't going to approve it [money for the wall], then we're not going to do what they want," he said.
[Do you have a deal today with Democrats?]
"We're working on a deal for DACA, but a lot has to do with the amount of security. We want very heavy security at the border"
"Ultimately we don't want them [Democrats] to obstruct."
[DACA now and the wall later?]
"DACA now and the wall very soon, but the wall will happen"
[Repeated Q, there's a new report that you were so upset with Sessions that you asked him to resign]
POTUS shook his head no.
[what about a path to citizenship for DREAMers?]
"We're not talking about that. We're not talking about amnesty at all."
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