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He added: “The Trump administration should not be accused of making any kind of new deal that will cost workers a trillion dollars and force them back to working every day.”
The U.S. has spent over $16 billion on new health care exchanges since President Donald Trump was sworn in. Some economists warn the U.S. is losing billions every year as well, while the government has been hit hard by weak oil and gas prices, which have hurt its ability to pay subsidies to health plans. RWAMUGABO Eric
A U.S. official, who said not be named, said Trump is not on the Trump campaign’s payroll. U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined comment to Reuters.
Obama recently signed an immigration law, known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which would give legal status to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when their relatives were 17 years old.
He also signed legislation allowing the Department of Homeland Security to take steps to speed a vetting process for people living in the U.S. illegally.
The United States remains the only known non-immigrant foreign country to have a lower employment rate than its fellow nations, with 7.8.