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Trump says to make immigration deal only if good for U.S.: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would make a deal on immigration only if he sees it as beneficial for the country.

"We'll make a long-term deal on immigration, if and only if it is good for the country," Trump said, according to a statement read to reporters by spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.

(The story was corrected to show attribution in headline and first paragraph to Trump from White House)

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Katanga Johnson; Editing by Tim Ahmann)