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Obama ´believes he has the power
to make his own laws´: Boehner
puts Obamacare at the center of
lawsuit against the president

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/11/2014 4:56:15 AM

House Speaker John Boehner put himself one step closer to suing the President of the United States on Thursday, unveiling a resolution permitting the move and attracting return fire from the White House. Announcing late in the day that the legal action will focus on the Affordable Care Act, Boehner fumed that Barack Obama had ´changed the health care law without a vote of Congress´ in 2013, ´effectively creating his own law by literally waiving the employer mandate and the penalties for failing to comply with it.´ [Snip] The Obama administration has taken several actions that Republicans say twisted the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Catherine, 7/11/2014 6:37:16 AM     (No. 9919405)

At this point, I´m more disgusted with the Republicans. The democrats are only doing what they´ve wanted to do for fifty years. The Republicans have failed us at every turn, especially Boehner. They´re all a bunch of cowards.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/11/2014 11:28:23 AM     (No. 9919776)

Boehner will not exercise the power of the Speaker, but is thinking about, pondering suing Obama -- maybe. The boldness and risk taking of Boehner is breathtaking.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/11/2014 11:44:51 AM     (No. 9919812)

Well, I´m all for the lawsuit.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 7/11/2014 11:57:21 AM     (No. 9919838)

I´m all for the lawsuit too. The legal team behind it has done a good job establishing the grounds for standing. I think this will go forward. Obama could get slapped down hard.

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