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Mitch McConnell: Congress Won't Make 'A Lot Of Big Important Things' Happen This Year

By Samantha Lachman

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that those hoping for comprehensive immigration reform and other policy changes from Congress will be disappointed this year.

In an interview with the Cincinnati Enquirer, McConnell tempered expectations by blaming President Barack Obama for recalcitrance on various types of policy reforms, rather than a timid Congress in a midterm election year.

“There’s a lot of big important things that need to be dealt with that aren’t going to happen this year,” McConnell said. “These things do not get hatched in Congress and forced on a reluctant president. Never happens, …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green