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Republicans to fire first legal volley
over Obama executive actions

Washington Times, by Ben Wolfgang and Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/10/2014 10:20:46 PM

House Republicans announced Thursday that their first attempt to sue President Obama for breaching the limits of his executive power will be over his decision to exempt businesses from his health care law’s employer mandate. Making good on Speaker John A. Boehner’s threat last month, the Republicans released a draft of the bill to authorize Mr. Boehner to sue the president, in what Republicans say is an effort to rebalance the powers of Congress and the White House. “If this president can get away with making his own laws, future presidents will have the ability to as well. The House

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Janylou, 7/10/2014 11:44:34 PM     (No. 9919270)

Mark Levin said on his show today that this is a dangerous move, having the court of unelected judges decide this fight between the executive and legislative branches. He doubts that the courts want to get involved in this dispute any way. And he said, with this lawsuit, Boehner has laid one one article of Impeachment which is what the founders gave congress as a means to deal with an overreaching executive branch. Time to impeach!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/10/2014 11:53:59 PM     (No. 9919275)

This is a weak move by Boehner to lay cover for him and the rest of the RINO cowards.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/11/2014 3:57:17 AM     (No. 9919359)

I´d say the lawsuit would have standing. By rewriting the law to exempt businesses for a certain time period, it in effect is blackmailing congress to pass an appropriation to fund the difference and usurps the House´s appropriation process. BarryCare is supposed to fund itself (another lie).

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mikkins2, 7/11/2014 8:21:46 AM     (No. 9919511)

This is nothing more than Boehner and the republican establishment hiding behind lawyers to avoid doing something they already have the power to do themselves. Even if this joke were to miraculously be considered by the courts, it will be dragged out as appeal after appeal is filed until Obama is long gone.

And your still a republican because....?

Remember Mississippi!
Got Tea?

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