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David Axelrod: Republicans picked judges who would block immigration reform

David Axelrod, former senior White House adviser and author of the new memoir Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, says a Texas judge’s order last week to halt immigration reform is just a temporary hurdle.

“The Republicans went forum shopping for a judge they knew would issue this order,” he told Fusion’s Jorge Ramos. “I don’t think it’s going to stand up over time because this has always been the prerogative of the federal government, not the states, to make immigration laws and rules.

David Axelrod: Republicans picked judges who would block immigration reform

David Axelrod, former senior White House adviser and author of the new memoir Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, says a Texas judge’s order last week to halt immigration reform is just a temporary hurdle.

“The Republicans went forum shopping for a judge they knew would issue this order,” he told Fusion’s Jorge Ramos. “I don’t think it’s going to stand up over time because this has always been the prerogative of the federal government, not the states, to make immigration laws and rules.

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