Senator Merkley on Trump's State of the Union

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. speaks to reporters just outside the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, after he ended a 15 hour all-night talk-a-thon as the Senate heads toward a showdown over the confirmation vote for Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EUGENE, Ore. - We talked with Senator Jeff Merkley about the President's State of the Union Address happening on Tuesday night.

Leonardo Reyes will be the guest of Senator Merkley at the address. Reyes is a DACA recipient and co-founder of the Oregon DACA Coalition. He feels that ending DACA could create a ripple effect in communities.

Several democratic lawmakers will be bringing dreamers to the State of the Union.

Senator Ron Wyden will be bringing two brothers while representative Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader have also invited DACA recipients. Representative Earl Blumenauer will be boycotting the event, sending a Dreamer in his place.

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