Boehner: I’m Still Committed to Passing Immigration Reform

‘I said the day after the 2012 election, it was time to do immigration reform — I meant it then and I mean it today’

STEPHANOPOULOS: “You told me last year it [Immigration reform] was going to be passed by now.”

BOEHNER: “I thought it was too, but it wasn’t. We had a flood of children coming across the border once again proving that no good immigration bill can pass until we have real border security. Big things in Washington take bipartisan majorities. Issue of immigration, only way to do it, and frankly the right way to do it, is to do it in a broad bipartisan way.”

STEPHANOPOULOS: “And you think you can bring your party along on that?”

BOEHNER: “Absolutely.”

STEPHANOPOULOS: “And you’re committed to doing that if you’re speaker?”

BOEHNER: “I said the day after the 2012 election it was time to do immigration reform. I meant it then and I mean it today.”

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