Ryan: Distrust of Obama so deep that immigration legislation unlikely to pass House this year

  • Article by: PHILIP ELLIOTT , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 2, 2014 - 12:15 PM

WASHINGTON — Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.

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firefight41Feb. 2, 1410:56 AM

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said Sunday that "we should not have two classes of people in this country." McDonough says the White House is watching as the Republican-led House moves forward as it considers immigration reform. ****************** Let's go back in time to 2008 where Obama guaranteed immigration reform: "I cannot guarantee that it is going to be in the first 100 days. But what I can guarantee is that we will have in the first year an immigration bill that I strongly support and that I'm promoting. And I want to move that forward as quickly as possible." - Jorge Ramos interview with then-candidate Barack Obama, May 28, 2008, played on ABC's This Week on July 4, 2010.

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mexironFeb. 2, 1410:57 AM

We need to find a way to allow those living here ILLEGALLY to EARN citizenship? About 5 years ago, we completely lost our way. Very sad and very damaging on so many levels. A party has put their ability to get votes ahead of the best interests of America.

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jpcooperFeb. 2, 1412:03 PM

mexiron "We need to find a way to allow those living here ILLEGALLY to EARN citizenship?"

There is a path, go back to your country of citizenship and apply to come through through the front door legally!

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