Romney Attacks Obama for Not Enacting Immigration Reform When Democrats Controlled Entire Government
- Terence P. Jeffrey - Washington Times
- Jun 22, 2012
(CNSNews.com) - While speaking before the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked President Barack Obama for not enacting immigration reform legislation when the Democrats controlled both houses of Congress and the White House and could not have been readily thwarted by congressional Republicans.
“Unfortunately, despite his promises, President Obama has failed to address immigration reform,” said Romney. “For two years, this President had huge majorities in the House and Senate--he was free to pursue any policy he pleased. But he did nothing to advance a permanent fix for our broken immigration system. Instead, he failed to act until facing a tough re-election and trying to secure your vote.”
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