Cher Silences Twitter User Questioning Her DACA Promise (Photo)

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Cher's response to a Twitter user who questioned her commitment to helping people affected by President Donald Trump's decision to end DACA has gone viral.

Shortly after the news broke of the White House's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Sept. 5, Cher took to Twitter to make an announcement of her own, the Daily Mail reports.

"Those Who Can Must Take a DREAMER In2 Their Home & Protect Them," the singer tweeted. "I'm Ready 2 Do This & Others in my BUSINESS WILL DO THE SAME!! SANCTUARY."

"[America] HAS BEEN OUR DREAMERS ONLY HOME[!!] HOW CAN WE THROW THEM INTO THE WILDERNESS," Cher continued. "TRUMP IS COMPLETE COWARD. WHY DIDNT HE END DACA 'HIMSELF' ON [TV]."

But one social media user didn't believe the pop icon would follow through on her Twitter promises. She decided to call her out on it.

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"Sure you will Cher.." Twitter user Debra Webb wrote. "I'll believe it when I see it!!"

But Cher didn't back down. She quickly responded, tweeting: "Then keep your eyes open b***h."

Cher's response went viral. It was liked more than 60,000 times and retweeted over 22,000 times. Webb has since deleted the tweet, and made her account private.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the decision to end DACA during a Sept. 5 press briefing. The Obama-era program granted work permits and protection against deportation to illegal immigrants who were brought into the U.S. as children by their family members.

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The announcement was met with widespread criticism from people across the political spectrum. Former President Barack Obama reacted to the decision in a lengthy Facebook post on Sept. 5:

To target these young people is wrong -- because they have done nothing wrong. It is self-defeating -- because they want to start new businesses, staff our labs, serve in our military, and otherwise contribute to the country we love. And it is cruel. What if our kid’s science teacher, or our friendly neighbor turns out to be a Dreamer? Where are we supposed to send her? To a country she doesn’t know or remember, with a language she may not even speak?

Still, some of those on Trump's team said the president is not cold or heartless for his decision. They insisted he is trying to protect hard-working Americans.

Trump took to Twitter later that day to further comment on DACA.

"Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do)," the president tweeted. "If they can't, I will revisit this issue!"

Sources: Daily Mail, Cher/Twitter (2), Barack Obama/Facebook, Donald J. Trump/Twitter / Featured Image: David Carroll/Flickr / Embedded Images: Cher/Twitter via Daily Mail, Michael Candelori/Flickr

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