If the government is open on February the eighth, we will have a fair and open process that will give a variety of different points of view, an opportunity to express themselves. What we saw here was the moderates on the Democratic side discussing their discomfort
th the place they had been led with our moderates, and that led, ultimately, to opening the government up.
I think that was a constructive process.>> Leader McConnell and I were also to able to agree on a path forward for legislation to protect Dreamers. The republic and majority now has 16 days to prevent the 800,000 young Dreamers from being deported. Leader McConnell made a promise, not just to Democrats, but to the Republicans as well.
We expect him to keep his word to the body, and I was glad to hear that he reiterated it a few minutes ago, right here.