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

William3458 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 7:32 PM
Of course you don't need congress to enact laws when you are a dictator. You just issue your decrees. In the 1930's Hitler was made Chancellor he changed the rules by decree to change Germany from a democracy to a dictatorship, and because the people didn't rise up and protest the rest is history. Boy, does that sound familiar.

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...