WATCH HIM SQUIRM: Obama Blames Border Crisis For Immigration Reform Delay In NBC Interview

Published on September 7, 2014

Chuck Todd interviewed President Obama on the immigration crisis and asked him if the delay in acting on it was for political reasons. Watch Obama squirm as he dances around the question and explains how he plans to “take executive action.”

“The truth of the matter is that the politics did shift midsummer because of that problem,” Obama said in the interview, which will air on Sunday’s Meet the Press on NBC. “I want to spend some time, even as we’re getting all our ducks in a row for the executive action, I also want to make sure that the public understands why we’re doing this, why it’s the right thing for the American people, why it’s the right thing for the American economy.”

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