President Obama stepped up the pressure on House Republicans on Wednesday to take up immigration reform while his staff has sought to tamper speculation that he will take up independent executive action to reduce deportations of those here illegally. And on the Ukraine front, Secretary of State Kerry is in Geneva where the U.S. and the European Union are holding their first four-way talks with Ukraine and Russia. And while U.S.-Russian ties may be at their frostiest since the height of the Cold War, at least there’s some warmth to the relationship between Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. However a solution to the Ukrainian crisis in this first round of talk is unlikely.
AM 820 News anchor Roger P. Schulman spoke to ABC News correspondent Ann Compton: