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(Studio: Ana Cabrera) President Obama’s announcement that if Congress won’t take action on immigration reform that he will move forward on his own to address the surge of immigrants, including unaccompanied children, crossing into the US from Mexico noted. [OBAMA – says he takes executive action only when we have a serious issue and Congress chooses to do nothing.] [CNN legal analyst Jeffrey TOOBIN- assesses the Constitutionality of Obama’s statement.] Live discussion held with CNN commentators Marc Lamont Hill and Ben Ferguson about Obama’s desire to use executive authority. [HILL, FERGUSON – express views on the extent of Obama’s power, the role of the Supreme Court, deportation policy and Speaker of the House John Boehner’s threat to sue Obama.]
- Cabrera, Ana
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