Rubio: Congress must pass comprehensive immigration reform or Obama may do it himself



I heard somewhere that Rubio was trying to distance himself from his immigration position he took in the Senate. Yeah, that’s not happening:

FOX NEWS – “I believe that this president will be tempted, if nothing happens in Congress, he will be tempted to issue an executive order like he did for the DREAM Act kids a year ago where he basically legalizes 11 million people by the sign of a pen,” Rubio said on “The Morning Show with Preston Scott” on Tallahassee radio station WFLA.

Rubio said the possibility highlighted the need for congressional action because the alternative would be legalization without benefits like border security and an E-Verify system to require employers to check their workers’ legal status.

“We can’t leave it, in my mind, the way it is because I think a year from now we could find ourselves with all 11 million people here legally under an executive order from the president, but no E-Verify, no more border security, no more border agents — none of the other reforms that we desperately need,” Rubio said.

UPDATE: If you want to hear the full interview you can listen to it here.

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