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Rep. Gohmert: Obama’s ‘Staggering’ Abuse of Law Grounds for Impeachment
newsmax.com ^ | January 16, 2013 | Todd Beamon and Kathleen Walter

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 it’s just been staggering,” Gohmert said.

“It’s not a president who steps up and says: ‘You know what? Previous Congresses have passed the law — and it’s been signed into law, and I disagree with it, so I’m just going to create new law — and as I speak, so shall it be,’” Gohmert, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, tells Newsmax. “That’s not a president."

“The American Revolution was all about fighting such a monarchy — and that is not what the Constitution anticipates. It’s 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.

“That’s 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 we’ve passed those measures in the House, but there is a Senate, and you have a Senate that’s 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 president’s boundaries.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; impeach; impeachobama; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/16/2013 8:19:12 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe; vette6387; mazda77; JLAGRAYFOX; Doogle; Foolsgold; SouthTexas; unkus; gonzo; ...

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.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 8:22:45 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Tailgunner Joe

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.


3 posted on 01/16/2013 8:23:11 AM PST by Road Glide
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Any governor of any state who bows to any Executive Order on gun control should be removed from office immediately, by any means necessary.
4 posted on 01/16/2013 8:27:10 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’m tired of hearing these ciphers threaten to file for impeachment — DO IT! Quit just flapping your lips.


5 posted on 01/16/2013 8:31:51 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

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.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 8:32:39 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Road Glide

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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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.


7 posted on 01/16/2013 8:33:31 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: ExTexasRedhead

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.


8 posted on 01/16/2013 8:35:35 AM PST by rktman (Live the oath you took or get out of office!)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

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? ;,/


9 posted on 01/16/2013 8:38:53 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/01/15/obama-threatened-with-impeachment-if-executive-action-used-for-gun-control-14557

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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.


10 posted on 01/16/2013 8:40:41 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Every one of these Congress'men' take an OATH to defend the Constitution and yet, when it comes time...
11 posted on 01/16/2013 8:44:23 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Correct, now DO SOMETHING about it.


12 posted on 01/16/2013 8:44:53 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: rktman; vette6387; mazda77; seekthetruth; flat; gonzo; unkus; Nachum; sheik yerbouty; ...

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfv3jsLGzL0


13 posted on 01/16/2013 8:48:59 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Tailgunner Joe

http://www.therightscoop.com/florida-gop-rep-on-impeachment-all-options-should-be-on-the-table-if-obama-goes-around-congress/


14 posted on 01/16/2013 8:54:20 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

http://washingtonexaminer.com/ted-nugent-ammo-sells-out-says-cops-wont-obey-obama-on-guns/article/2518607#.UPYgd0dBqNY


15 posted on 01/16/2013 8:55:44 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Hurrah, there’s at least one pair of gonads in DC!

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.

16 posted on 01/16/2013 8:56:18 AM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: sheikdetailfeather

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/ore-sheriff-tells-biden-his-agency-wont-enforce-new-gun-laws-it-considers-unconstitutional/2013/01/15/292a3f4c-5f88-11e2-9dc9-bca76dd777b8_story.html


17 posted on 01/16/2013 8:56:47 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/on-the-record/index.html#/v/2094320101001/ky-sheriff-youre-never-going-to-pull-guns-out-of-here/?playlist_id=86925


18 posted on 01/16/2013 8:58:03 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

has or will anyone in Congress object to obama based on ineligibility? tie up the works....


19 posted on 01/16/2013 9:01:36 AM PST by rolling_stone
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To: RitaOK

Key word there is “vocalizing.”


20 posted on 01/16/2013 9:15:12 AM PST by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Emperors can’t be impeached.


21 posted on 01/16/2013 9:27:59 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: ExTexasRedhead

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.


22 posted on 01/16/2013 10:16:37 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

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.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 10:24:00 AM PST by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: HomeAtLast

“vocalizing”

Isn’t THAT the truth.


24 posted on 01/16/2013 10:24:13 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: HomeAtLast

“vocalizing”

Isn’t THAT the truth.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 10:25:01 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Don’t talk about it,Do it!


26 posted on 01/16/2013 10:39:19 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

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!!


27 posted on 01/16/2013 11:09:53 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Democrats that are complicit with the violation and prevent the cut of funding to the White House or to the measures that overstep the president’s boundaries.

They can't prevent what is not in the budget., zero him out.

28 posted on 01/16/2013 11:29:53 AM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
That said, unless you have 67 US Senators on your side, all talk of impeachment is waste of time and energy

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.

29 posted on 01/16/2013 11:40:15 AM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Most of the Congress is now the [politburo..


30 posted on 01/23/2013 12:46:38 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

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.


31 posted on 01/23/2013 2:25:02 AM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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