Under a proposal expected to be announced in an address scheduled for 4 p.m. ET, President Trump would offer a reprieve on his attempts to end two programs that shield immigrants from deportation, according to Republican officials.
The explosion occurred in the midst of the Mexican government’s campaign against oil theft. Earlier this month, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador closed many of the country’s pipelines, saddling dozens of cities with an acute gasoline shortage.
The silent treatment limits President Trump’s ability to dictate national coverage and frame the day’s debate. And it’s providing an early template for how Democratic presidential candidates may attempt to deal with him in 2020.