Skip to comments.Obama: 'I am Keeping My Czars,' Even Though He is Required to Relinquish them by Law
Posted on 04/15/2011 4:50:43 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
President Obama has a potentially disturbing message for Congress: he is keeping his czars and there is nothing Congress can do about it. That's right, despite his czars being defunded in the new budget that he signed yesterday, the President has decided to "ignore" what the law says.
In a statement released to Congress, the President wrote in regard to his requirement to get rud of his czars (emphasis mine):
"The President has well-established authority to supervise and oversee the executive branch, and to obtain advice in furtherance of this supervisory authority. The President also has the prerogative to obtain advice that will assist him in carrying out his constitutional responsibilities, and do so not only from executive branch officials and employees outside the White House, but also from advisers within it.
"Legislative efforts that significantly impede the President's ability to exercise his supervisory and coordinating authorities or to obtain the views of the appropriate senior advisers violate the separation of powers. Therefore, the executive branch will construe [the law as to] not to abrogate these Presidential prerogatives."
In other words, even though Congress has passed a law and he signed it, he intends to ignore it. Let me repeat that: he (the President) is ignoring Congress because it "violates the separation of powers." Following that logic, no matter what the Congress passes, President Obama believes he can utterly disregard it.
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I wonder when he’ll start campaigning for his third term.
Or maybe just do away with elections altogether.
If you think hes defensive now and lashing out pathetically, imagine the stress hed be under when being impeached while supposed to be running for reelection.
Well, if its any consolation, I’m sure Holder will be there to hold his hand and to call us racist.
It’s going to be interesting. I think we’ve had all the fun there is to get out of being a frog in a pot of water slowly being brought to boil.
I wonder what Moochelle's is?
Seriously, I remember reading former FBI agent Gary Alrich's book "Unlimited Access - and FBI Agent in the Clinton White House." The press went ballistic trying to discredit the book and to keep people from reading it, but it was a best seller.
In it, he talked about the permanent White House staff's reaction to repugnant Clintons. Their boorish behavior was such a contrast to the gracious Bush family that some of the staff was literally in tears of anger. I remember him relating how the Philippine stewards were so outraged by the fights, cursing, venom, hatred, envy, and slobbing behavior that the entire staff was on the urge of revolt.
Someday, I hope a White House employee tells the truth about what goes on in the Obama household. I will wager by house that it is a nightmare, and that Moochelle herself is the world's biggest harpy.
OK, impeach the sonofabitch....
He's working on it.
“Well, if its any consolation, Im sure Holder will be there to hold his hand and to call us racist.”
So looking forward to it. We haven’t heard it enough lately.
She looks better in the photo on the right.
We cannot stop Barry from soliciting advice from anyone he pleases but they will have to do it for free unless he is going to pay them out of petty cash.
It was only the other day we were calling Boehner stupid for accepting budget cuts that defunded czars that no longer existed.
So I guess the czars exist after all?????????
Laws are for the little people.
Rules are for suckers....
What we’re really talking about here is zero brought the Chicago mob with him. The nerve of Blago, Valerie Jarrett was supposed to get that seat.
You are making the assumption that he remains in good health for 645 days, aren’t you?
His health is in his own hands. How he treats Israel, is how he will be treated. Gen 12:3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
Let 'em stand around watching for no pay. That'll have two effects. One the unserious will abandon this Administration. The serious, dedicated ones will stay. Then we'll know who they are.
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