Skip to comments.Battle over presidential recess appointments heads to Supreme Court
Posted on 01/13/2014 5:22:08 AM PST by Kaslin
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a politically charged dispute between President Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions.
The case being argued at the high court is the first in the nation's history to consider the meaning of the provision of the Constitution that allows the president to make temporary appointments to positions that otherwise require Senate confirmation, but only when the Senate is in recess.
The court battle is an outgrowth of increasing partisanship and the political stalemate that's been a hallmark of Washington for years, and especially since Obama took office in 2009.
Senate Republicans' refusal to allow votes for nominees to the National Labor Relations Board and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau led Obama to make the temporary, or recess, appointments in January 2012.
Three federal appeals courts have said Obama overstepped his authority because the Senate was not in recess when he acted.
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This article makes it sound like those wascally wepublicans are at fault and poor wittle obama had to do this because they refused to act. And, this coming from Fox News - fair and balanced. I think they lean more left than right most of the time with their reporting.
No problem.....Roberts is on board
Let me guess—the ruling will be that it is for the good welfare of all citizens and necessary for national security. Roberts won’t let the ruling go against his blackmailer.
No that Reid got rid of the Senate filibuster for nominees Dems confirm anyone that they want.
Upheld 5-4 because Congressional Recess is a tax.
This is why we absolutely must take the Senate back by a huge margin in November
The appointments in question are completely unconstitutional, however so is Obamacare, so who knows what the court will rule.
and yes the regime is taxing our patience...
Yup, this is now a non issue.
How about they take a few actual important issues to the supreme court like the Obamacare tax beginning in the Senate which is contrary to the Constitution. Let Roberts chew himself around that one as he made it a tax to get the damn thing pushed through. Next up, how about taking to court Obama’s changing laws by himself and or personally desiding which he will enforce. I believe Nixon tried that with withholding appropriated money once, the dems wasted no time in suing and they won. So, there is even a track recond on this one to follow.
No problem here, Roberts will do the gay reach around and Obama will get what he wants.
THE SUMMER OF 2014:
Today is the last watershed day for America, because it is the last chance for the US Supreme Court to exercise a Constitutional Check and Balance on the current rogue, tyrannical and oppressive Federal Administration.
Chief Justice John Traitor Roberts will probably again refuse to abide with the clear Constitutional Law, and again rewrite the US Constitution to his own liking, in similar manner to what Roberts did with the Constitutionality of the Obamacare Case when he un-Constutionally converted a legal fine into an illegal tax.
Today the US Supreme Court takes up the issue of whether or not an Administration can act without Congressional Approval on matters relating to personnel appointments.
The topic of bypassing the House on approving the spending of taxpayers dollars by the Administration will not be considered today, except tangentially, as the appointed personnel will be paid with taxpayer dollars, which would be a bypassing of the Constitutional Control of the Purse by the US House of Representatives.
We taxpayers view this as a clear cut case where we have Taxation Without Representation because our Representatives have not been part of the decision-making process.
Examples of a few Imperial matters of record include the following:
* Senator Reids Democrats recent voting to turn the US Congress into the US Parliament,
* Boehners refusal to appoint House Special Prosecutors for each of the Five Obama Administration Scandals,
* Obamas four years of Imperial actions, and
* the recent history, ( Traitor Roberts Obamacare decision), of the US Supreme Courts proven reluctance to provide their Constitutional duty of a Check and Balance on the other two Branches of the US Federal Government.
With the usual US Supreme Court private straw vote today that always follows the 30 minute Official Hearing before the Court, Americas future fate will be sealed, and later proclaimed between now and the Summer of 2014.
Either way that the NINE SUPREMES rule on this case, The Summer of 2014 will prove to be the Summer that decided whether or not our Founding Fathers fought King George the Third of England in vain - - - .
THE SUMMER OF 2014.
Well, we still have the mid-terms.
IF the GOP takes over the Senate and picks up seats in the House, and IF certain traitors like McConnell, Graham, etc, are flushe dout of office and replaced by conservatives, Obama’s last two years are going to be VERY unpleasant for him - if he’s not impeached.
As they say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”.
Anyone who thinks the supreme court won’t ultimately punt on this is living in a dream world. Bet the ‘decision’ is ultimately made that no one on the planet actually has “standing” to pursue the case.
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This is the first time because only Obama/Holder think the Constitution says anything they want it to say and if it doesn’t that’s OK, too.