Using an obscure legislative tactic.
The party's YOLO wing decides not to reform immigration.
Republicans can't trust him to get things done.
If it won't win votes, why bother?
After the primaries, but before the general election.
He is said to have committed to "step by step moves."
A weirdly self-damning argument.
He'll push for a vote "the day after" the government reopens.
Step one: Fool all of the people some of the time. Step two: Fool some of the people all of the time. Step three: Profit.
On NOW With Alex Wagner.
Almost as bad as government: governing.
Immigration-reform-hating conservatives want to know.
No alligator moats, though — that happens when the House weighs in.
If Senate Republicans don't kill it, the crazies in the House will.
A face-palm moment for the Republican elite.