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AG nominee Loretta Lynch defends Obama's immigration order

Loretta Lynch, President Obama's pick to succeed Attorney General Eric Holder, on Wednesday defended the legal reasoning behind the president's executive action on immigration.

In her confirmation hearing, Lynch said that though she did not advise the administration on its immigration policy, she reviewed the Justice Department's legal argument and determined the policy was a "reasonable way to marshal limited resources to deal with the problem" of illegal immigration.

"I don't see any reason to doubt the reasonableness of those views," she added.