“The president is acting like a spoiled brat.” — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts on President Barack Obama speaking on Laura Ingraham’s radio show about immigration reform and the expectation that the president will sign an executive order allowing for some forms of amnesty for illegal immigrants.
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