Grijalva: Democrats Getting Worried About Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration

The Democrat from Arizona says the president is potentially creating a political liability for the midterm elections

Grijalva: Democrats Getting Worried About Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration (National Review Online)

House Democrats are starting to worry that the crisis of unaccompanied children coming to the border will turn President Obama’s planned executive orders pertaining to immigration into a political liability heading into the midterm elections, according to one of the leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

“You can sense already, even among my Democratic colleagues, a kind of — ‘this issue is a little too complicated, too risky, let’s go small,’” Representative Raúl Grijalva (D., Ariz.) said on C-SPAN’s Newsmakers. “Politically, they’re tied together and the children at the border and his executive orders are going to get tied together.”

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