Skip to comments.Court casts doubt on Obama’s recess appointments
Posted on 12/05/2012 10:58:26 AM PST by Cheerio
A federal appeals court on Wednesday questioned not only President Obamas controversial January recess appointments but the entire system of such appointments, using oral arguments in a case to cast doubt on whether presidential powers can ever be exercised unless Congress has adjourned for good.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the lead plaintiff from Senate Republicans, attended the oral argument.
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They have to appear ‘tough’ so that when they finally bend over and grab their ankles they can claim that they ‘tried’.
wow.... this is big.
I hope the courts stop this and I don’t care that it could be used by our side in the furture. This is an abuse of power no matter which side does it.
We have a system of checks and balances for a reason, this is clearly an abuse of power by the executive branch.
So, when’s 0bama’s initial action in Libya without Consent of Congress going to be brought for review? Or his dereliction of duty as CIC in Benghazi? To name a few..
Don’t start popping the champagne bottles, yet. Presuming that this ourt hands down a verdict that supports the Reoublicans’ position, the case will probably wind up in the SCOTUS where CJ Roberts will, undoubtedly, rule that recess appointments equate to a stupidity tax on the minority party.
And, that, my FRiends, will be the end of that!
The Republicans aren’t “fighting” FOR anything, they are just engaging in political theater to try to blunt the criticisms of the spineless, cowardice of the Republican Party!!
Oh my . . . so there actually are judges willing to say that Emperor Obama has no clothes?!