The AP reports that the Department of Homeland Security “considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border.”

+ Slate: “The White House promptly denied the AP story, and Press Secretary Sean Spicer told an AP reporter, “I wish you guys asked before you tweeted.” (Um, likewise…)

+ LA Times: The White House has found ways to end protection for ‘Dreamers’ while shielding Trump from blowback.

+ “They love Trump’s straight-up, no-nonsense talk. It’s how the guys want to talk. Anything Trump does, they’re going to defend him at all costs.” The New Yorker: The Border Patrol Was Primed For President Trump.