President Obama said Tuesday that he and top business leaders were looking to ease the political lift on immigration reform for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).

“The politics are challenging for the Speaker and others, and we want to make it as easy for him as possible,” Obama said. “This is not an issue where we’re looking for a political win.”

The president’s remarks came ahead of a meeting with top corporate leaders, including the CEOs of McDonald’s, Marriott and State Farm, in a bid to rally corporate pressure for action in the House.

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