WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19: U.S. President Barack Obama returns to the South Lawn of the White House following a day-trip to Atlanta on May 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama delivered the commencement address at Morehouse College and attended a fundraiser for Sen. Michael Bennet during his trip.
I think that he’s been constructive in this process allowing us to see how far we can get on the legislation ... I think continuing to do that the way they’ve been would be very positive.
It’s part of the tax code, and these are people that are hurting, paying taxes. It doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense to me anyway to deny them [the tax credit]
What we’re not open to ... Is using [the border-security] discussion as a pretext for making the pathway more difficult.More quotes »
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