Obama defends plan to act on immigration: CBS interview

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question at the White House in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama defended his plan to use executive powers to implement some immigration reforms, saying in an interview broadcast on Sunday he had waited long enough for Congress to act. Obama told congressional leaders on Friday he would try to ease some restrictions on undocumented immigrants, despite warnings from Republican leaders that such actions would “poison the well” or would be “a red flag in front of a bull”. The meeting came after Obama’s Democratic Party was punished in midterm elections on Tuesday. Republicans seized the U.S. …

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