Tim Kaine Says Trump is “Lying” or “Delusional” about DACA

Virginia’s junior senator and former Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine said of President Trump, “He is either lying or he is completely delusional” on the issue of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

“If President Trump believes in DACA, all he has to do is retract his executive order from September, where he broke a promise to Dreamers and said he was going to end the program,” Kaine said on CNN’s “State of the Union” program this past Sunday.

The DACA program was implemented single-handedly by President Obama in 2012, without congressional approval and very arguably unconstitutionally. Trump rescinded the program in September of last year, and has been consistent in urging Democrats to get on board and make a deal through proper legislative channels if they want legal protections for the nearly one million recipients of the program.