Menendez ‘deeply disappointed’ with Obama’s decision

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he’s “disappointed” President Obama decided not to act on immigration until after the midterm elections.

{mosads}”I’m deeply disappointed that the president has not acted where House Republicans have failed,” Menendez said in an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

The White House said Saturday that Obama would wait until after the midterm elections to announce his executive actions on immigration.

In an interview that aired on Sunday, Obama said that “politics did shift in midsummer” with regards to immigration.

“I want to spend some time, even as we’re getting all our ducks in a row for the executive action,” Obama said “Meet The Press.” “I also want to make sure that the public understands why we’re doing this.”

Some Democrats up for reelection in November were concerned that Obama’s executive action on immigration would backfire and help motivate Republicans get to the polls.

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