ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017
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(White House: Cecilia Vega) President Trump's ending of the DACA program for the "Dreamers," the children of illegal immigrants, examined; scenes shown of protests in several locations; details given of the specifics of the DACA rescission & deportation, the backlash as from Apple CEO Tim Cook quoted. [TRUMP - says hopefully Congress will help.] [Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - says we cannot admit everyone.] [In response to reporter Vega's question, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - says the goal is for Congress to fix the problem.] [Houston Dreamer paramedic Jose CONTRERAS; in Washington, DC, Aniele LOPEZ- say the president did not speak his word about us & this is my home.] What former President Obama is saying about the move to end DACA discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The challenges for Congress in acting to protect the Dreamers previewed; details given of the Congressional to-do list outlined on screen. [Senators Lindsey GRAHAM, Dick DURBIN - comment on the young immigrants.] [Senator John KENNEDY - says we will get it all done.] The tall order for Congress to deal with the immigration/Dreamers issue discussed.