Democrats have a new message for House Republicans who have been reluctant to take up a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year: Pass a bill in six weeks, or watch the White House take action on its own.
“They have about a six-week window, from June 10 after the last Republican primary till the August recess. If they don't pass immigration reform then, the president will have no choice but to act on his own.” [Charles Shumer, D.-NY]
Boehner blamed the inaction in the House on Obama, who he said has lost the trust of the House GOP because of his use of executive actions to change the law, including Obamacare, which has been altered dozens of times since it was passed.
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