Friday, 02 Jan 2015 01:22 PM
By Sandy Fitzgerald
President Barack Obama has a resolution for the New Year and the Republican-controlled Congress convening next week in Washington: Cooperate more and use executive actions less.
Obama has already used some quite extensive executive actions, including a decree on immigration reform, reports The Wall Street Journal, but he still has some top agenda items left to achieve during his last two years in office.
Some senior administration officials say that those priorities might stand a better chance of happening without Democrats in charge of the Senate.
But the six years since Obama first took office have been contentious ones, and while Republican leaders say they want to work with the president, aides told The Journal that the leaders don’t believe he’ll compromise with them.