Skip to comments.White House Concludes It Can Appoint Cordray (Criminal POTUS)
Posted on 01/03/2012 7:55:54 PM PST by PghBaldy
Senate Republicans have tried to prevent the White House from acting by keeping the Senate technically in pro forma session until senators return to Washington later this month.
One way around the GOP maneuvering would have been for the White House to appoint Mr. Cordray during the short window in between congressional sessions. That window was open Tuesday morning, and some expected Mr. Obama to act then. But he didnt, and administration officials maintained that they still have all options on the table.
Thats because the White House has concluded that it can make the appointment even if the Senate has not formally recessed, said one Democrat familiar with White House thinking. They have decided no one can stop them.
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Or else Obama listened to Jimmuh when the latter suggested he ease off on the bad publicity during the former’s first term.
Now there would be a constitutional case.
Utter lawlessness. The Clintons were just a pair of hayseeds. This is Cook County at the national level. No one can stop us...
Have the House refuse to fund the position.
and if someone tries, we’ll throw them in jail indefinitely...
We haven’t had an impeachment since, well, since the last scum bag DemoRat Prez.
Why not burn down the Capitol, blame it on the Jews, dissolve Congress and assume dictatorial control. That hasn’t been tried before.
And Congress would roll over and say “take me again, 0bamaDingo!”
The President shall have Power to fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which shall expire at the End of their next Session.
NO WHERE in the Constitution is the President given the power to unilaterlly make an appointment [without Senate confirmation] while the Senate is in session - even a pro forma session ...
He can only unilaterally make an appointment [called a Recess Appointment] when the Senate is in Recess ...
This proposal by the Administration is blatantly unconstitutional and [if such an appointment were made] would be bitch-slapped down by SCOTUS ...
SHOULD be slapped down by SCOTUS
Soon my dear friends
Yep, given the SCOTUS’ proclivity for deciding practically nobody has standing to defend the Constitution in certain amorphous situations, it’d be no surprise to watch them sidestep what most of them consider an old piece of parchment anyway.
This would be unbelievable if it were anyone else attempting it. Did you notice the liberal use of “Mr. Obama” in the article rather than “President Obama”? That’s a jab the leftists used to use a lot against Bush.