As the White House struggles to fix the problem-plagued rollout of its healthcare reform law, President Barack Obama on Thursday will try to focus attention on another policy priority – immigration reform – with a call for congressional action.
The president, who listed immigration as one of three priorities for this year after the 16-day government shutdown concluded, will make a statement at 10:35 a.m. (1435 GMT) at the White House urging lawmakers to finish work on measures to strengthen U.S. borders and provide a pathway toward citizenship for millions of people who are in the United States illegally.
Gotta hand it to this guy, he doesn’t let one spectacular failure after another slow him down. His successes to date are winning a few elections and having the good fortune of being in office when bin Laden was found (an operation that he inherited from the previous administration).
Oh, and his “signature legislation”.
You know, the one with all the waivers, delays and crappy website.
That isn’t going to do any of what it proposed it would do.
But Ted Cruz or something.