Skip to comments.Gibbs: Healthcare bill by 'deem and pass' will meet 'constitutional muster'
Posted on 03/18/2010 10:24:10 PM PDT by SmartInsight
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said President Barack Obama has no constitutional concerns about signing a bill passed by controversial House rules that are being proposed by Democrats to pass healthcare.
Obama, a former constitutional law professor, would sign a bill if it is passed by the controversial "Slaughter Solution," Gibbs said.
The proposal would deem the Senate version of the bill passed after House approval without an actual vote in the House. House Republicans have cried foul, and many have questioned whether that process would be constitutional.
But Obama has downplayed any controversy surrounding the procedure, telling Fox News Channel on Wednesday that the American people are more concerned with healthcare reform than the process.
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(/sarc, in case it's not obvious -- problem is Obama really does think and acts this way)
I said that once about him and was promptly informed that he was a lecturer not a professor.
More proof that Gibbs is dumber than snot.
Hey Gibbs, can the healthcare bill stand up to each State declaring ObamaCare null and void and enacting their own nullification ordinances in response? 1832 ring a bell to you, idiot?
I’m ripping this off from someone else, can’t remember which Freeper, time to “deem” my taxes paid. :) even if they aren’t.
Hey Gibblet, let’s see what the court has to say about that.
You know, the SCOTUS, the court your beloved odongo PO’ed during the SOTU address...yeah, those guys!!!!
Of course it’s unconstitutional. The great constitutional lawyer Obama has spoken. /sarc
You can’t appeal to the Constitution when...
a) the Constitution has been suspended; and
b) the Supreme Court has no army to enforce its will against the combined force of the Executive and the Legislative branches.
Gibbs denied reports that Obama has promised lawmakers campaign appearances or fundraising assistance in exchange for their votes
This is the first glimmer of truth, as no Dem in their right mind would want Ozombi at their side in the campaign.
Mrs. Gibbs’ little Bobby seems to have forgotten that his “messiah” really pissed off SCOTUS during his phony baloney, plastic banana SOTU dog and pony show. Payback is a ....
I think there are 4 guys on that court that could muster an army at the drop of a hat...
What we need to do is accept the inevitable and realize they are going to declare that something is going to pass, and let the states al line up to file lawsuits...
Which the Feds will hem and haw, ignore and delay...Meanwhile the raping of the rest of our pocketbooks will commence the second it is declared “passed”...They need to get the taxes in place and collecting right away, and let the legality and Constitutionality of their bill and actions to be played as drawn out as possible...
In the meantime we are definetly going to see some dramatic changes in the Legislative branch in November...But that will not do us much good at that point...
We’ll have to see now what will really happen...
Jahwohl, Herr Gibbels!
U.S. Constitution - Article 1 Section 7 calls it the Legislative Process dumb ass Obama.
Article 1 - The Legislative Branch
Section 7 - Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto
All bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.
Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States; If he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his Objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the Objections at large on their Journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If after such Reconsideration two thirds of that House shall agree to pass the Bill, it shall be sent, together with the Objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered, and if approved by two thirds of that House, it shall become a Law. But in all such Cases the Votes of both Houses shall be determined by Yeas and Nays, and the Names of the Persons voting for and against the Bill shall be entered on the Journal of each House respectively. If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law, in like Manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their Adjournment prevent its Return, in which Case it shall not be a Law.
Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
Obama was never a Professor .
He was a part time ( 2 hour a week ) paid lecturer at the U of Chicago.
A coworker on Mark Levin show said the guy was a nasty piece of work and was place there by a local politicians.
The HILL lies .
The HILL is a lefty rag.
Justice Alito's reaction
....Kon-sty-two-shun? What’s that?
-the Obama administration
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