Skip to comments.White House Concluded Border Crisis a PR Problem Which Should Not Hinder Further Executive Action
Posted on 07/17/2014 3:01:57 AM PDT by markomalley
Despite evidence that the current border crisis is at least partly the result of its previous executive action on immigration, the White House decided it was merely a "public relations problem" and moved forward with plans to issue further executive actions along similar lines.
The New York Times has a piece out today which contains some new insight into the White House's thinking about the border crisis and how it relates to the President's stated goal of taking action on immigration without Congress.
The Times article states, "In the days leading up to the Rose Garden speech, there were discussions in the West Wing about the impact that the border crisis might have on the presidents promise to use his executive authority." Ultimately, the President's advisers decided that the border crisis represented a "considerable public relations problem" but that it should not stop the President from proposing further executive action.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
They think Benghazi was a public relations problem too...
Maybe he could do a third term... but how on earth could he afford the security?
This administration has a razor sharp sense for optics.
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