For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong.” H.L. Mencken’s famous saying sums up exactly the choice that President Obama now faces on immigration and tax reform. On both issues, he should resist the siren song of political expediency and stand up to his political base to do the right thing – even though it will be harder.

The American people’s top priority is getting our economy moving again, and helping the private sector create more jobs. In the House, their top priority is our top priority – which is why we have sent more than 40 jobs bills to the U.S. Senate. By dealing responsibly with both the border crisis and tax reform, the president can join us in listening to the people and acting on their priorities. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog