Donald Trump – Did Obama say he didn't have the right to issue DACA?

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The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Did Obama say he didn’t have the right to issue DACA?

President Donald Trump sat with congressional leaders for an open conversation about cutting a deal on the fate of about 700,000 undocumented young immigrants whose parents brought them to America as small children. Trump said last September that an Obama-era policy of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would end this March unless Congress acted. “President Obama, when he signed the executive order, actually said he doesn’t have the right to do this,” Trump said Jan. 9, 2017. “You have to go through Congress. Whether he does or whether he doesn’t, let’s assume he doesn’t. He said it.” We …

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