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Obama Says GOP Lawsuit
Will Cost Tax Dollars

ABC News, by Chris Good

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/12/2014 7:11:35 PM

In his weekly radio/YouTube address, President Obama derided House Republicans’ planned lawsuit against him, warning that GOP lawmakers will spend taxpayer dollars on a frivolous legal challenge. “It’s a political stunt that’s going to waste months of America’s time. And by the way, they’re going to pay for it using your hard-earned tax dollars,” Obama said. (Video) House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has orchestrated the beginnings of a lawsuit against the president over his use of executive authority. As the White House and the GOP-controlled House have failed to compromise on a slew of issues during Obama’s tenure, the president has

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/12/2014 7:14:39 PM     (No. 9921693)

Well, I think removing him from office will actually SAVE tax dollars.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: trackman999, 7/12/2014 7:14:56 PM     (No. 9921694)

How about the 44+ mil of taxpayer dollars you and your " family" have spent ( wasted) on vacations?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 7/12/2014 7:20:06 PM     (No. 9921700)

As much as your family´s many vacations? More than your golfing and rapper parties?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/12/2014 7:21:05 PM     (No. 9921701)

The gruel is getting thin as the cheese slides off the cracker . . .

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Reply 5 - Posted by: shamus, 7/12/2014 7:28:04 PM     (No. 9921710)

As if he cares. Obama spends money like it´s going out of style.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/12/2014 7:28:28 PM     (No. 9921711)

When did that dingbat ever worry about tax dollars?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/12/2014 7:36:56 PM     (No. 9921718)

My problem with the Lawsuit is the constitution created three (somewhat) co-equal branches of government with specific powers. WHY IS THIS LAWSUIT COSTING TAXPAYERS MONEY? What branch of the government allocates this money? The congress has remedies for abuse already. Why ask one branch of government to take a side? As an article posted at this site said (paraphrasing), congress is bring a referee´s whistle to a gun fight. Congress should first exercise the power it has.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/12/2014 7:44:05 PM     (No. 9921727)

Is that different than say
Billions for illegal immigrants ?
Foreign aid ?
Secret service ?
Fuel for AF1, AF2 and to schlep your extended family and friends around ?
Somebody to walk the rent a dogs ?
Pay for your MIL, I mean nanny ?
VJ´s car and SS detail ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 7/12/2014 7:44:17 PM     (No. 9921728)

How about all those taxpayer dollars spent on unconstitutional agencies every year to harass people to comply with their rules they make up to justify their government high paying jobs or pay the penalty.

We´re talking Billions of dollars here.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/12/2014 7:48:24 PM     (No. 9921733)

Other than court costs - how much money?

WH counsel is already on payroll; the House no doubt has attorneys already on payroll. Borrow attorney´s from DOJ if necessary

WH has large staff.

If he´s really that concerned (1) behave himself; (2) give up his vacation.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: spahrkl, 7/12/2014 7:50:45 PM     (No. 9921737)

Hillary Clinton has no accounting for over 600 million dollars. She just doesn´t know where it went. That is tax payers dollars.

How about all the tax dollars going to Mexico and they snob their nose at our laws and have a Marine they will not release and we continue to send Mexico money, our tax dollars.

I could go on, but you know the drill.
This will be the one time I am behind the tax dollars being used to sue Obama and I hope he is soundly announced guilty and pays heavily.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/12/2014 8:03:24 PM     (No. 9921753)

As opposed to all the law suits this administration has filed against the States? How much have we spent to keep voter identification lax enough? Or how much did we spend when a District Court of Appeals said the first moratorium on drilling was illegal and the administration change a few words and issued it again? Or defending Moratorium 2? Or the permitorium that followed that?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/12/2014 8:19:43 PM     (No. 9921770)

IMO Boehner´s lawsuit isn´t a good strategy, it´s a weak RINO strategy to make us think that he and the rest of the republican establishment clowns are putting up a fight against ObamaCare.

Either way the RINO idiots don´t know how to go on the offensive on Obama and his statement that the lawsuit will cost tax dollars. They are so dumb it´s embarrassing.





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Reply 14 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/12/2014 8:27:39 PM     (No. 9921779)

Does a complete ass know he´s a complete ass?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chillijilli, 7/12/2014 8:42:47 PM     (No. 9921795)

You can tell this lawsuit is really pissing him off. He may have been told it´s not gonna be easy for him to spin his way out of this.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: hamrman, 7/12/2014 9:00:13 PM     (No. 9921806)

So does his vacations!!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/12/2014 9:17:38 PM     (No. 9921823)

A rare event in government at any level: Money well spent!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 7/12/2014 9:23:02 PM     (No. 9921828)

I´m still trying to figure out how the shutdown supposedly cost 24 million or billion or whatever the current claim is. Shutting the doors should have saved money but everything works backward in DC.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: figowitz, 7/12/2014 9:26:40 PM     (No. 9921832)

And worth ever stinkin´ penny if it shuts down this power-mad, evil socialist bent on destroying our country ...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: MGMEE, 7/12/2014 9:44:40 PM     (No. 9921850)

Coming from the man who has added $7,000,000,000,000,000 to the national debt in 5.5 years.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/12/2014 9:46:27 PM     (No. 9921854)

This is one of the few times I will not complain about money spent as it will draw a lot of attention to the duffus in the WH and his ILLEGAL ACTIONS.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: MGMEE, 7/12/2014 9:48:53 PM     (No. 9921856)

Sorry, poor mathematical skills, got carried away with zeros: $7,000,000,000,000

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Reply 23 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 7/12/2014 9:55:23 PM     (No. 9921864)

22 that´s okay. I don´t even know what comes after trillion. When I went to school a billion was the biggest number anyone thought we needed to know.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/12/2014 9:58:20 PM     (No. 9921867)

So? It would be a tiny fraction of the amount you want to spend on the gangbangers flooding our non existent borders.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 7/12/2014 11:31:00 PM     (No. 9921915)

I´ll bet it will be less than the ´much needed´ 15 day vacation at Martha´s Vineyard!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: wsdiego, 7/13/2014 12:13:27 AM     (No. 9921930)

BO never worry´s about spending money any other time! No madder how wasteful!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bassman, 7/13/2014 12:45:31 AM     (No. 9921947)

Spending tax dollars gets him that much closer to successfully executing his Cloward Piven strategy. So what is he complaining about?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 7/13/2014 12:59:18 AM     (No. 9921956)

Money well spent Pajama Boy.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/13/2014 2:31:45 AM     (No. 9921978)

How many millions of dollars did Øvomit´s little trip down to Texas this week cost?

Considering that trip was a Demon-RAT fundraiser trip, I have no idea why the taxpayers have to pay for it.

However, Øvomit has no hesitation in spending tax dollars for anything he wants, so if it really bothers him, he can pay for his own defense out of his own pocket.

But I won´t hold my breath...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/13/2014 4:44:32 AM     (No. 9921997)

A lawsuit will turn out to be cheaper than all the money Barry has wasted.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/13/2014 6:49:44 AM     (No. 9922065)

OH? NOW he´s worried about tax dollars? Oh yea, that might mean less money for ISLAM. Woe is Obama. Remove him from office and USA will recover!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 7/13/2014 7:17:14 AM     (No. 9922095)

Every time this bozo takes a breath it costs us billions. Lying scum.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: paral04, 7/13/2014 1:03:47 PM     (No. 9922512)

Wow! Obama is worried about the American taxpayer. Now, will he cancel that $12 million vacation and do some work for a change? Like protect our borders and ship illegals home?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: broken01, 7/14/2014 2:00:39 PM     (No. 9924010)

Hey O´Bozo the Rodeo Clown it´s money very well spent in my opinion. But thanks for lookin´ out.

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President Obama needs to take action to stop Islamic State (Isis) militants from targeting cities in America and Western Europe, two senators have warned. Without offering specifics on any threats or suggestions on how to confront them, the leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees urged the White House to work to prevent the Islamic State extremists from launching attacks on US soil. The bipartisan pair shared a dire warning against Isis, which now has control of vast swathes of Syria and Iraq, has killed civilians from that region and beheaded American journalist James Foley. “This is


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