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Dems: Obama Doesn’t Need Congress For Immigration Reform, You Know

Bear Trax Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 4:52 PM
If Obama persists in passing his own set of laws for some people to abide by, congress should de-fund the departments administering those criminal acts. We have a representative republic with 3 co-equal branches of government. If congress grew half as fast as the executive branch, there would be 458,000 congressmen and over 2000 senators.

Democratic lawmakers seem confident immigration reform will happen in the near future because even if Congress doesn’t act, the president will move forward with executive orders, they say. Via The Hill:

"I don't think the president will be hands off on immigration for any moment in time," Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), the head of the House Democratic Caucus, told reporters this week. "He's ready to move forward if we're not."

Rep. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.), vice chairman of the Democratic Caucus, echoed that message, saying Obama is "not just beating the drum," for immigration reform, "he's actually...