The state of Nevada is where President Obama went to campaign for his plan to protect five million “undocumented immigrants” from deportation, addressed from a Las Vegas high school – the audience was mostly Hispanic students. He demanded that Congress pass a bill, but also announced he would enact this plan with executive order. He stated:
I told [Speaker of the House] John Boehner I would—yeah, I’ll wash your car, I’ll walk your dog—whatever you need to do, just call the bill,” Obama said, complaining that House Republicans refused to take up the Senate-passed bipartisan immigration reform bill. “That’s how democracy is supposed to work. And if the votes hadn’t been there, then we would have had to start over, but at least give it a shot. And he didn’t do it. And the fact that a year-and-a-half has gone by means that time has been wasted—and during that time families have been separated, and during that time businesses have been harmed.