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Mitch McConnell: We won't shut down government or default on national debt

Sen. Mitch McConnell, the new incoming Senate Majority Leader, says that even if Pres. Obama takes executive action on immigration, Republicans will not move to shut down the government or default on the national debt. McConnell also pleaded with Obama to wait, saying there is “a lot of interest” from Senate and House Republicans in passing an immigration bill.

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