Earnest on How Much Immigration Executive Orders Will Cost: ‘You’re Welcome To Ask’

‘I don’t know if those numbers will be produced, but you are certainly welcome to ask about them’

Earnest On How Much Immigration Executive Orders Will Cost: "You're Welcome To Ask" (RealClearPolitics)

White House press secretary Josh Earnest evades answering questions from RCP White House correspondent Alexis Simendinger on how much his planned unilateral immigration reform executive orders will cost, how long it will take to implement, and when lawmakers and the business community will be filled in on the details. 

ALEXIS SIMENDINGER, REALCLEARPOLITICS: When we get briefed, or we get information, will there be budgetary numbers attached to it? Will we be able to understand more what the projected cost or what the budgetary effect will be?

JOSH EARNEST, WHITE HOUSE: Well, I don't know if those numbers will be produced, but you are certainly welcome to ask about them. We'll see if we can get you some answers.

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