Boehner: How GOP sees Obama snags bill on immigration

Posted: February 7, 2014 at 3:12 a.m.

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday after saying it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama’s top domestic priorities.

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that it will be difficult to pass an immigration bill because fellow Republicans don’t trust President Barack Obama to implement the law, a position that shrinks chances for House action this year.

When asked Thursday about House Speaker John Boehner’s comment that an immigration overhaul probably would not happen this year, White House press sec...

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