Skip to comments.White House justifies recess appointments, but leaves many boards unfilled
Posted on 01/22/2012 9:28:32 AM PST by Nachum
President Barack Obama's appointments to two key agencies during the Senate's year-end break ensures that GOP senators will return to work Monday in an angry and fighting mood.
Less clear is what those furious Republicans will do to retaliate against Obama's "bring it on" end run around the Senate's role in confirming nominees to major jobs.
While Republicans contemplate their next step, recess appointee Richard Cordray is running a new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the National Labor Relations Board, with three temporary members, is now at full strength with a Democratic majority.
Obama left more than70 other nominees in limbo, well aware that Republicans could use Senate rules to block some or all of them.
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LOL, this is good for my liberal friends!
They will utilize their class Pub Fu technique: whimpering while assuming the fetal position, followed by reaching across the aisle and teaming up with Democrats for the State of the Union Address.
Liberals seem unfazed by facts. :) (from personal experience)
The correct response is, of course, articles of impeachment.
Our caucus being spineless, though, the obvious recourse is for person (natural or juridical) aggrieved by actions of the agencies whose purported head was unconstitutionally installed to file suit to invalidate the action. Presumably serious legal representation to push such a claim could be found on a pro-bono basis is the aggrieved party doesn’t have deep pockets.
Maybe we should send Boner and McConnell a box of pacifiers.
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