John Boehner

Boehner: Obama Has to Prove He's Serious About Enforcing Laws Before Immigration Reform is Passed

Good luck with that

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Chances for a broad immigration bill to pass this year took a major hit Thursday when House Speaker John A. Boehner ruled out any action until President Obama proves to Republicans' satisfaction that he is serious about enforcing the laws and no longer will try to work around Congress.

Just a week after Mr. Boehner appeared to jump-start chances for immigration by releasing House Republican principles for a bill, his comments erased most of that momentum.

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