Skip to comments.Ted Cruz: Obama Administration Is ‘Lawless’
Posted on 01/15/2014 12:19:58 PM PST by SoConPubbie
During an interview Sunday on FOX News, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who has been an outspoken critic of Obamacare, accused President Barack Obama of flouting the law during his time in the White House, reports The Hill.
“The pattern we’ve seen under President Obama, disregarding the law, is really one of the most troubling aspects of this presidency,” Cruz said. “When he disagrees with the law he simply refuses to comply with it.”
Read more from The Hill:
Cruz’s remarks came as the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case Monday challenging a trio of contentious recess appointments the president made to the National Labor Relations Board. Lower courts have deemed them unconstitutional, and Senate Republicans have asked the high court to overturn them.
The recess appointments have been challenged because Obama became the first president to install nominees without a confirmation vote when the Senate was holding brief “pro forma” sessions explicitly intended to block recess appointments.
Cruz contended Democrats made the move to “pack” courts with the president’s nominees who will “rubber-stamp the president’s lawlessness.”
“Democrats are very concerned about courts holding this administration accountable for their lawlessness,” Cruz continued.
Read more at The Hill.
As previously reported by NewsOne, Cruz urged conservative voters to hold Republicans accountable for caving and derailing efforts to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
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During an interview with National Reviews Robert Costa, Cruz lamented the significant number of Senate Republicans, led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), who actively, aggressively, and vocally led the effort to defeat House Republicans.
Once Senate Republicans did that, it crippled the chances of this effort, and it caused the lousy deal. he told Costa.
Continuing on his fools errand, Cruz sent a sublimal shot to McCain, insinuating that his statement in opposition of holding the government ransom to defund Obamacare would never work:
As with every decision elected officials make, the consequences of those decisions are up to the American people, Cruz said. But I will say this: from day one in office, Ive urged the American people to hold every elected official accountable, and far too many elected officials are not listening to the American people when youve got 10 to 20 Senate Republicans going on television, day after day after day, saying, we cannot win, this is a fools errand, we will lose, nothing will happen, we will surrender, and blaming Republicans every step of the way, it eliminates the ability to get a positive outcome.
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Understatement of the year, but nonetheless still spot on...
Ted Cruz: Obama Administration Is Lawless
Only CRAZY PEOPLE and nutjobs would challenge the Imperial Edicts of the Emperor Obama. My TV says so...
He is a right. That makes Obama a lawless criminal who needs to be prosecuted.
Hey... He’s the ONLY ONE SAYING IT!
We now need to move on from the “stating the obvious” part.
2 Thessalonians 2:3 NIV
Dont let anyone deceive you in any way, for that day will not come until the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the man doomed to destruction.
Everybody here already knows what McCain will say about this.
Traitors, domestic and foreign.
Glad to hear that Ted came around to my point of view(8
Ted Cruz understands where we are headed...so listen to him....please.
1) Ted Cruz is a RAAAACCCIST!!!!
2) Ted Cruz: white,Hispanic, EXTREMIST,Right winged Senator from Homophobic, anti-reproductive rights Texas
3) Ted Cruz has failed to embrace all GOOD that is can come from the Federal Government.
....just a few of the comments we can expect to hear from our ‘friends’ in the MSM...
The spineless GOP “leadership” thinks they can tiptoe around Obama’s law-breaking and into House and Senate majorities later this year. By not performing their Constitutional role, however, they are complicit in the whole mess.
I don’t see anything coming from the Republicans in Washington that motivates me to pull the lever for them in NOV.
Yeah, that nothing can be done about it attitude mixed with wel duh.
No republican would want to go up against the dems when this is what he gets from his own side.
Bill Bennett yesterday fighting a caller who said he was wrong to put down Cruz in September.
Bennett said, well, he was going to lose.
I’d like to see a Super Bowl forfeited that way, stupid lopsided game.
Oh, we’re going to lose. Forget it.
Mama always says nothin’ good ever happens after midnight.
Bennett never heard of losing the battle but winning the war.
Pretty stupid to come on a thread about Cruz railing on liberal republicans caving to Dems just to promote the most liberal republican to ever walk the earth.
Romney is the embodiment of what Cruz talks about. And it’s people that don’t get that who are the reason the rest of us have to waste time arguing with them over it. Time that would best be spent organizing more people against more of it.
But you just go right on with your delusion. The stupid burns.
Yesterday Mark Levin talked about this silent coup. A caller recommended a book, “And Not a Shot Was Fired”, by Jan Kozak. The book is about how in 1948 the Czechs voted themselves into slavery. The book was published in 1999. I plan on reading it.
Ever seen the movie “Surrogates”. All the people walking around are beautiful, and they are also surrogates run by the “real people” laying in a bed or chair at home with a headset/controller, living their life vicariously through the Surrogate.
I think Cruz is a surrogate. I think the person in the chair at home is Sara Palin.
Has been from the day it took office. Should surprise only those who are stupid or don’t care. Or, on the ‘take’.
Ted Cruz is right, again.
Flout - schmout
Bammy and his entourage are Traitors, foreign and domestic.
New Moon, cloudy Midnight.
Usn`s here don git a posse togither,
chase them OUTLAWS ,
`n have a necktie party,
`n string`em up from the nearest tree, Pardner!
Our Founding Fathers made one mistake in their carefully fashioning the checks and balances in our Constitution. They assumed that there would be a majority of moral and honorable people serving in Congress and the courts. There is no possibility of our present Congress using impeachment as a means of checking a President who steps beyond his Constitutional powers. I believe Obama could suspend elections and declare himself dictator with just a whimper from the GOP and applause from Democrats and the media.
Fortunately most of the people still riding the Romney was better bandwagon have either woken from their coma and realized they made a mistake. I see many of the names on threads now saying “Never again”. Warms my heart to see us vindicated.
But of course, there are still the ‘bitter clingers’ who will do everything they can to keep us Pining for more liberal republicans. With an election coming up soon they have to make sure we stay fighting each other so the GOP can retain power.
“Fortunately most of the people WHO WERE riding the Romney...”
Yeah. The LAST DAY Ronald Reagan was in office!!!!
It was all downhill from there until we hil the CLIFF in 2008!!!
If you don’t like the results, then don’t put up socialist R’s on our ticket. Tell the Establishment that.
We can twist arms the same as they can. Stand off.
The most lawless president in the history of the nation by far.
Outright criminal. Which is the only way he cram his buddies into seats of power.
He needs to be stopped.
Don’t you remember how Romney laid down for Obama at the last two elections and tried to just run out clock ln the final days before the election? You can’t blame anyone but Romney for that.
The Senate panel report also dove extensively into what went wrong at the U.S. mission in Benghazi before the attack. The committee determined the attack was preventable and the administration failed to respond to ample warnings that security was deteriorating before Sept. 11, 2012.
The report faulted the State and Defense departments. It also cited the failure of the Obama administration to bring the attackers to justice.
Let us not forget the man’s own son telling the world that Dad didn’t REALLY want to be President anyway.
I still have to wonder why people who bitch daily about RINOs and the damage they do continue to defend a guy more left wing than any RINO now in office.
As for the evils of Obama, it’s simple. The RINOs now in office who are more conservative by EVERY available metric than Romney, have the power to stop Obama in his tracks. They refuse to use it. Inn fact, when Cruz tried to, they fought and mocked him.
Putting a more lib idiot in power would solve that? It would have fixed that? Electing the guy who gave his own money to fund dead babies via planned barrenhood, said he would be better than Ted Kennedy for the gays, avoided military like the plague, invented Romney care....THAT GUY was gonna save us from Obama? He WAS Obama.
What really gets me is the religious people who still ride that horse. Lets see...”Please God, I am praying to you that you help the guy described above become leader of the christian world.”
Gee...wonder why their prayers were ignored.
Cruz just simply continues saying all the right things!!
OK, so he’s “lawless”....
WTF are you going to do about it?
All I hear from the opposition are crickets.....yawn.
Absolutely right. ALL the Republicans should be screaming how lawless obama is. If they would just stick together they could shut his criminality down. He can’t audit them all. Or threaten them all. Or kill them all.
I think they each just don’t want to be first on the hit List.
So they comfort themselves by making sure WE will be.
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