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November 13th, 2014
05:39 PM ET

Reid to Obama: Wait on immigration orders to avoid government shutdown

Washington (CNN) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a surprising message for President Barack Obama: Not so fast on using that executive power to change immigration laws.

To be sure - Reid said he supports any presidential move to go around a stalemated Congress and help illegal immigrants by executive order, but he wants the president to hold off until Congress approves a bill to fund the government.

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