Carney Claims Obama Is Willing To 'Assist' The Republican Party Politically With Immigration Reform
President Barack Obama is willing to assist in legislation to benefit Republicans politically, White House press secretary Jay Carney said – speaking of immigration reform. “It’s good for the country, it’s good for the economy, it’s good for the middle class, it’s good for business, and it would be good for the Republican party,” Carney told reporters Wednesday during the White House press briefing. “I now that you know that every Republican leader you talk to agrees with that. The president is more than willing to assist in delivering that benefit – we’re talking about politics – to the Republican party.”
The faith leaders in attendance at the White House were Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals; Eusebio Elizondo, Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Seattle; Joel Hunter, senior pastor at Northland Church in Orlando, Fla.; Hyepin Im, CEO of Korean Churches for Community Development in Los Angeles; Mike McClenahan, senior pastor at Solana Beach Presbyterian Church in Solana Beach, Calif.; Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission in Nashville, Tenn.; Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of theNational Latino Evangelical Coalition and Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners.