Post Show Thoughts: Zimmerman not guilty; Senate Leaders Meet the Press

Post-Show thoughts: Senate Leaders Meet the Press 1:21

After George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict, the question for the family of Trayvon Martin is: What comes next?

Reverend Al Sharpton explained this morning that the Martin family plans to take the case to the Justice Department, claiming there are grounds for civil rights charges against Zimmerman. 

"We always said there would be a plan B," Sharpton said, alleging the family had prepared for a course of action to take if Zimmerman was acquitted. 

In Washington, battles on Capitol Hill over the roll-out of Obamacare and Immigration remain the center of attention.

"Obamacare has been wonderful for America," declared Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as he defended the administration from critics who charge that Health Care Reform's roll-out has been mismanaged. Reid challenged opponents of the law to "get real" and "work with [Democrats] to improve it."

Critics like Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) who plan to make health care "the premiere issue in the 2014 election."

"The American people dislike it even more now than they did when it was passed and they hope that the Congress will respond to their desire to stop this train wreck before it happens."

The two Senate leaders did agree on one thing: that comprehensive immigration reform needs to get accomplished. Majority Leader Reid challenged Speaker John Boehner to let the House vote on the Senate version of reform, arguing that it "would pass overwhelmingly" if they did. 

Minority Leader McConnell was also hopeful, saying he wants the House "to move forward on something," so they can "get an outcome that will be satisfactory for the American people."

Be sure to catch today's entire Meet the Press to watch our exclusive interviews with Senators Reid and McConnell as well as the impact of the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. 

We'll be back next week. If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press.