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.
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