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Obama's 2014 goals: Immigration reform & economic recovery

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 01:11

Jan. 14 - President Obama holds his first cabinet meeting of the year, and says he will not wait for legislation to advance his 2014 priorities. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would not wait for Congress to pass legislation to advance his policy priorities this year. "I've got a pen and I've got a phone, and I can use that pen to sign executive orders, and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward," Obama said. Obama, speaking to reporters during a cabinet meeting at the White House, listed goals for 2014 including immigration reform and getting the economy to improve faster. He also said he was "getting close" to finishing a review of U.S. surveillance practices to be unveiled on Friday.

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Obama's 2014 goals: Immigration reform & economic recovery

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 01:11