Skip to comments.Rep. Gohmert: Obama’s ‘Staggering’ Abuse of Law Grounds for Impeachment
Posted on 01/16/2013 8:19:08 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe
Should President Barack Obama move towards enacting gun-control legislation by executive order it would be grounds for impeachment, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert tells Newsmax TV in an exclusive interview.
Obama has already abused the law enough times that its just been staggering, Gohmert said.
Its not a president who steps up and says: You know what? Previous Congresses have passed the law and its been signed into law, and I disagree with it, so Im just going to create new law and as I speak, so shall it be, Gohmert, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, tells Newsmax. Thats not a president."
The American Revolution was all about fighting such a monarchy and that is not what the Constitution anticipates. Its not something a Constitutional president would do.
That is something to consider if the president is going to attempt to destroy the Constitution strictly with a pronouncement of his mouth or the stroke of his pen, he said. ....
Congress should cut funding to Obama proposals that impose on constitutional freedoms, Gohmert said.
Thats what the Founders anticipated when in the Constitution they gave Congress the power of the purse. The problem is we have tried to defund things that appear to be illegal outside the scope of the current law and weve passed those measures in the House, but there is a Senate, and you have a Senate thats controlled by Democrats that are complicit with the violation and prevent the cut of funding to the White House or to the measures that overstep the presidents boundaries.
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Hurrah, there’s at least one pair of gonads in DC! Not very comforting, ya think? 99% need to be voted out in disgrace, IMO.
It’s worth noting that even though the House might pass articles of impeachment against Obama, and even though the Senate would never vote to remove him, this would still become a part of the historical record and a blot upon his “legacy”.
Also, the Senate trial (even though the outcome would be known from the outset) would provide “interference” that would slow down the Obammunists from their “forward march” through the government — if only a small amount.
I’m tired of hearing these ciphers threaten to file for impeachment — DO IT! Quit just flapping your lips.
Then get the Texans together, as well as the genuine men of the South, Louis, and go kick some butt.
Bring impeachment charges against this poseur, who thinks he can get away with anything because the wimps in Congress do nothing.
Its worth noting that even though the House might pass articles of impeachment against Obama, and even though the Senate would never vote to remove him>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Not so fast. If the articles of impeachment were issued from the house in early 2014, we can damn well elect a Senate in Nov of 2014 that will act on the articles to impeach Obama. Make it a campaign issue if need be.
Alternatively we just have a coup d’etat to enforce the constitution.
Like I said before. Bawney Fwank is in control of all (or at least the majority) the cojones in the DC area. He likes to keep his hand on the rudder even if he’s not in congress. Although he may be making a return as j f’n carries replacement unit. He’ll be keepin’ his eyes on the ball(s)if De fault patrick appoints him.
Even if articles are presented, they’ll never make it to full attention because that would be raaaaaccccccciiiiiiisssssttttt! But then that’s why the repubs won’t support hussein’s proposals. Unlike the demokkkrats who bend over forward to appease the clown-mander in chief. And, don’t get me started on moochelle antoinette who behaves like Uncle Sam is her sugar daddy with an AMEX black card.
Dear Redhead, you are correct. Appalling the silence over religious liberty and speech Obama shockingly went after, relative to the 2A vocalizing, and which, of course, guarantees and supports the 1A.
Freedom of speech, religion and arms is a hefty reason for a broad and loud congressional uprising. WTH is it? ;,/
Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) is threatening to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama if he institutes gun control measures via executive order.
I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment, Stockman said in a statement Monday, according to the Daily Caller.
Correct, now DO SOMETHING about it.
I would like to dedicate this video to the political Elitist eunuchs in DC to whom Never Again means nothing. The silence in DC is deafening! Evil is here again which means that we have learned nothing from history. The Regime and Congress is inhabited with Capos who have an amoral, corrupt agenda.
Wrong. All this shows is that Gohmert has a big mouth. If he actually had a "pair of gonads," as you say, he would stop just talking about Obama's abuse of power and DO something about it. Don't just talk about impeaching, go ahead and draw up articles of impeachment.
has or will anyone in Congress object to obama based on ineligibility? tie up the works....
Key word there is “vocalizing.”
Emperors can’t be impeached.
Looks like the ONLY people with any testacles left are Congressmen from Texas.
They must give Boehner a case of Testosterone - itis.
Bet Boehner hasn’t seen so much testosterone since he was in a High School gym locker - the capon.
I have the lowest opinion of the Marxist occupying 1600 Pennslyvania Ave imaginable.
That said, unless you have 67 US Senators on your side, all talk of impeachment is waste of time and energy.
Isn’t THAT the truth.
Isn’t THAT the truth.
Don’t talk about it,Do it!
Just bringing articles of impeachment against him would sully him in the history books.
In the LONG run, when history recovers from the politically correct virus that infects western civilization - as it did from barabrian invasions and the black plague - the serial rapist and the Marxist Muslim will stand indicted by their contemporaries for unsavory and illegal activities that eclipse any of the little real good they ever accomplished.
IMPEACH the bastard!!
They can't prevent what is not in the budget., zero him out.
This is a diversion, it matters not whether the Senate vote on it, the house can run deep investigation with subpoena power and make everything public. The Senate can do whatever they want, but the debate would happen, else we should just roll over ans enjoy it.
Most of the Congress is now the [politburo..
I swear I may see a black job applicant who has a forged commercial drivers license, all his doctors that supposedly signed off his medical cards have all died or disappeared,takes off with my company truck to go play golf at least twice a week, demands he has “his fair share” and thus gets top wage for a person who cannot even back up an empty truck much less than one with an actual load.
Oh and drives ONLY on the left side of the road because he says its his idea and all must comply.