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WH ‘picking up the pace’
on executive actions

The Hill (Washington, DC), by Justin Sink

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/20/2014 2:38:08 PM

The White House will be “picking up the pace on executive actions,” as Congress focuses its efforts on the newly formed select committee investigating Benghazi, senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer declared Tuesday. In an op-ed for The Huffington Post, Pfeiffer argued that congressional Republicans are not interested in engaging on the economy, instead spending time “obsessively trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act” and “ginning up politically motivated investigations.” “Given this dynamic, President Obama has only one option — use every ounce of his authority to unilaterally improve economic security,” Pfeiffer said. “Next week, as congressional Republicans spend their energy

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 5/20/2014 2:53:39 PM     (No. 9855618)

Obama´s given little indication he gives a rat´s patootie about improving "economic security" for the past 6 years so why start now?

And Dems´ frantic attempts to change the subject ahead of mid-term elections is so obvious it would be laughable if the stakes weren´t so high.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: strike3, 5/20/2014 3:05:06 PM     (No. 9855637)

What a hateful little weasel, both Pfeiffer and his boss.

You can not recover from an economy that just lost six trillions dollars to frivolous pipe dreams. We will be climbing out of this hole for a long time. Better that republicans do spend their time destroying the biggest drain on the economy and that´s definitely obozocare.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 5/20/2014 3:15:01 PM     (No. 9855646)

I believe Podesta was brought in, to guide our miserable president through extra-Constitutional power plays.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 5/20/2014 3:16:30 PM     (No. 9855647)

Øvomit won´t rest until he has the type of dictatorial power that his idol in North Korea has.

This nation is headed for a civil war that will make the first one look like a day in the park.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 5/20/2014 3:31:56 PM     (No. 9855657)

The House has passed dozens of bills, most of which were designed to help get the economy back on its feet.

The Senate under petty tyrant (and maniac)Reid will not take up any of these bills

Ergo scenario set for OB to act dictatorially.

EVERY citizen ought to outraged as their Representive and their Senators are effectively neutralized.

The Republic? 6 stinking years of a snarky, petulant, sarcastic egomaniac...

and stupid apathetic uninformed shallow silly foolish voters

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 5/20/2014 4:10:36 PM     (No. 9855677)

...this administration´s "management" of the economy is why we have been in extended doldrums since 2009. That and shoving certain new laws down our throats which have made matters worse...

...with the way the polls are looking, Barry has to tap dance real quickly to achieve the harm he is looking for before the elections in November. With the Senate out of their hands, we can only hope the Congress can begin to un-bridle the economy once again...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Skywise, 5/20/2014 4:59:43 PM     (No. 9855709)

He has no legal authority to rule by fiat. His alternative is go either work with this congress or do NOTHING!

He starts pulling these stunts then he needs to be deposed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 5/20/2014 7:26:00 PM     (No. 9855808)

Obama had better pick up the pace on something or the world is going to think he´s dead.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/20/2014 8:44:55 PM     (No. 9855855)

FTA; The president will also travel to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Thursday, Pfeiffer said, “to make it easier for foreign tourists to see more and spend more money in our country.”

That makes no sense whatsoever.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 5/21/2014 12:10:39 AM     (No. 9855984)

At the same time that the US military is seriously downsizing, meaning that many thousands of American combat veterans in the Army and Marines will be involuntarily discharged, the Obama crew comes up with a plan to allow any of Obama´s 500,000 so-called "Dreamers" who are actually illegal aliens to enlist in the US military so that they can get US citizenship?

That is crazy and the Republicans should oppose any such whacked out policy.

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