Today’s lie that I’m clearing up with facts is one spread by Speaker John Boehner that President Barack Obama didn’t try to get immigration reform done through Congress before he went the executive order route. This couldn’t be more blatant of a lie. The House passed the DREAM Act when Dems controlled it and Senate had 55 votes for it. But Senate Republicans under Minority Leader Mitch McConnell filibustered the DREAM Act so that it couldn’t pass even though a majority supported it. What John Boehner said is not true - aka a lie.
I’m going to try to find coverage from December 2010 when it happened, but here is more recent coverage on it: