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Key excerpts from DC circuit´s
NLRB recess appointments ruling

Washington Examiner [DC], by Philip Klein

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/25/2013 3:39:17 PM

Federal Appeals court today invalidated three of President Obama’s “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board that were made while the Senate was in session. The key takeaway is that the Court determined that under the Constitution, the President’s recess authority is very limited to making appointments to positions that become vacant while the Senate is in the recess between sessions of Congress. Each Congress last two years, divided up into a “session” each year. If the Supreme Court adopts this view it would severely restrict the President’s authority to make recess appointments.

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Well worth a read. His reporting and analysis on this is being cited and quoted elsewhere.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/25/2013 4:02:48 PM     (No. 9139264)

That is extremely clear. If the decision is made to appeal the ruling, the House should defund the DOJ.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/25/2013 6:59:37 PM     (No. 9139554)

When the HECK is someone (in CONgress??) going to bring impeachment charges to boy?

How many more pages are necessary to make this ´worth America´s while´?

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