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Obama signs Ted Cruz bill into law, but says he won´t enforce it
washington examiner ^ | 4/18/14 | Joel Gehrke

Posted on 04/18/2014 4:35:04 PM PDT by Nachum

President Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authored by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that would bar an Iranian diplomat from entering the United States, but immediately issued a statement saying he won't enforce it.

Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice. "Acts of espionage and terrorism against the United States and our allies are unquestionably problems of the utmost gravity, and I share the Congress's concern that individuals who have engaged in such activity may use the cover of diplomacy to gain access to our Nation," Obama said in his signing statement.

"Nevertheless, as President [George H.W.] Bush also observed, "curtailing by statute my constitutional discretion to receive or reject ambassadors is neither a permissible nor a practical solution." I shall therefore continue to treat section 407, as originally enacted and as amended by S. 2195, as advisory in circumstances in which it would interfere with the exercise of this discretion."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; abutalebi; bill; cruz; election2014; election2016; hostagecrisis; impeachnow; iran; kenyanbornmuzzie; obama; rop; tedcruz; texas; waronterror; worldwar3
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1 posted on 04/18/2014 4:35:05 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 04/18/2014 4:35:28 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

So if you don’t enforce the law and are selective with it, why are the Feds harassing ranchers out west?


3 posted on 04/18/2014 4:36:59 PM PDT by BeadCounter ( Let's hope profanity remains the only stranger here.)
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To: Nachum

Well DUh,,who thought King Obama would enforce a law preventing his terrorist buddies from entering the US as diplomats? Gee,,that was a given. He just didn’t have guts to veto it.....but you know he wanted to.


4 posted on 04/18/2014 4:37:00 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: Nachum

Then don’t enforce 0CommieCare either, putz.


5 posted on 04/18/2014 4:39:10 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Nachum

Impeach!


6 posted on 04/18/2014 4:39:25 PM PDT by entropy12
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To: Nachum
The Law no longer comes from Congress.

It now comes from the Mouth of 0bama. (so he says)

7 posted on 04/18/2014 4:39:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

now that’s the last straw!


8 posted on 04/18/2014 4:40:40 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Nachum

Barry isn’t much into laws except when they are used to steal other people’s money.


10 posted on 04/18/2014 4:41:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Nachum
Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice.

So, what you're sayin' is - business as usual?

11 posted on 04/18/2014 4:44:59 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Nachum

I remember reading about a long time ago, when Nanzi Pelosi was just a girl, England had a law against executing women and there was a lady-in-waiting who Henry VIII believed had corrupted one of his wives—the young, silly wife, Katherine Howard, that’s it—and he really wanted this woman whacked, so he had Parliament immediately change the law. And then he had he head lopped off.
Just because he could.
Here our King is saying he refuses to respect the act of a co-equal branch of government, just because he can.

“When a long train of abuses ....”


12 posted on 04/18/2014 4:45:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: Nachum

But IT’S THE LAW OF THE LAND!


13 posted on 04/18/2014 4:47:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

So laws aren’t really laws anymore. I wonder if Barry will ever connect the dots when CWII really gets underway. Of course he doesn’t see that its already started.


14 posted on 04/18/2014 4:47:25 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Nachum

What are mere laws to the felon in chief.


15 posted on 04/18/2014 4:47:34 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Nachum

Clown Prince nobama wipes his arse with the Law.


16 posted on 04/18/2014 4:47:35 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Nachum

He can’t enforce it. The treaty the U.S. signed with the UN prevents the U.S. from denying entry into the country and access to the UN for any country’s diplomats. He can prevent them from leaving the New York City area but that’s about it.


17 posted on 04/18/2014 4:48:57 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Jane Long

He is picking which parts to enforce and who to force it on.


18 posted on 04/18/2014 4:49:10 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Nachum

Of course not. He and the Iranians are pals, from the same brotherhood. When you are attempting to destroy the nation from within, you have to do these things. So, he continues to let the enemy in.


19 posted on 04/18/2014 4:49:23 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Nachum

So Obama disagrees with Harry Reid about allowing people to break the law?

Funny stuff.


20 posted on 04/18/2014 4:50:18 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Nachum

A law is “advice” .... IMPEACH THIS LAWLESS SOB!!!


21 posted on 04/18/2014 4:53:23 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Nachum

Like Obama taking money to write a book and never writing the book


22 posted on 04/18/2014 4:57:06 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Nachum

By which Zero meant, “curtailing by statute My royal prerogative to receive or reject ambassadors is neither a permissible nor a practical solution”


23 posted on 04/18/2014 4:57:19 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: Nachum
"…Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice…"

So it's pretty much OK if we treat any future gun control measures as "mere advice"? Right?

24 posted on 04/18/2014 5:00:22 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Nachum

Had the diplomat ever been to a Tea Party rally, Obama would be willing to enforce the law.


25 posted on 04/18/2014 5:02:10 PM PDT by newheart (We have the government the founders warned us about.)
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To: dontreadthis
now that’s the last straw!

No, I think there will be a lot more straws where that one came from, unfortunately.

26 posted on 04/18/2014 5:03:57 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Nachum

So laws are merely “advisory”, unless you’re a peon. Then it’s at his satanic majesty’s discretion whether or not to enforce-ie, if you’re a legal citizen, if you’re on the right politically, etc.


27 posted on 04/18/2014 5:05:19 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Jane Long

He doesn’t, where he doesn’t find it expedient to do so.


28 posted on 04/18/2014 5:05:59 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: BeadCounter

“So if you don’t enforce the law and are selective with it, why are the Feds harassing ranchers out west?”
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That’s different! /S


29 posted on 04/18/2014 5:06:09 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: DoodleDawg

Yes. And everyone knew that when the law was passed.

Washington runs on ignorance and cynicism... and money.


30 posted on 04/18/2014 5:09:27 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: tumblindice
Here our King is saying he refuses to respect the act of a co-equal branch of government, just because he can.

No, no, no. You misunderstand. Obama is just using a very broad interpretation of Article 2, Secion 2. Advice and consent. To him and his rogue administration advice and consent simply means that if he agrees with Congress, they have given him their consent. If they disagree with him, it is only advice and can be ignored.

So in the mind of the esteemed Constitutional scholar, Barack Obama, the branches of government were never co-equal.

31 posted on 04/18/2014 5:10:09 PM PDT by newheart (We have the government the founders warned us about.)
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To: Nachum

I wonder what Jimmy Carter thinks of this tyranny.


32 posted on 04/18/2014 5:12:02 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

If it’s under way, he’s to blame, ultimately. He is not going to see the result he thinks he is going to get, though. If the country breaks because of him, then he had better hope that he does not receive the burial of a donkey, dragged away and thrown outside the limits of Washington DC (and may God forgive me for my ill paraphrase of Jeremiah 22:19).


33 posted on 04/18/2014 5:12:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
He thinks that anyone who opposes it is racist, of course. He even said so.
34 posted on 04/18/2014 5:15:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Nachum
President Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authored by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that would bar an Iranian diplomat from entering the United States, but immediately issued a statement saying he won't enforce it.

I honestly believe he's having fun seeing how many impeachable offenses he can rack up.

Obama: (giggling) "... wow, that's 471...! ... wonder if I can get another dozen by nightfall...."(giggles again)

35 posted on 04/18/2014 5:29:54 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Nachum

So harry reid, time for you to go after obama, after all he is not going to enforce the law of the land (again!) or is it only when the citizens nullify a law that gets you up in arms?


36 posted on 04/18/2014 5:32:11 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: Nachum

If he won’t enforce the law he signed isn’t that grounds for IMPEACHMENT?


37 posted on 04/18/2014 5:32:41 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: mrsmith
Washington runs on ignorance and cynicism... and money

Mainly ignorance.

38 posted on 04/18/2014 5:33:44 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nachum

Scary I thought this was from the onion


39 posted on 04/18/2014 5:36:04 PM PDT by italianquaker
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To: Nachum

Does anyone know what the Bush reference is about?


40 posted on 04/18/2014 5:37:26 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks Nachum.
President Obama on Friday signed into law a bill authored by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz that would bar an Iranian diplomat from entering the United States, but immediately issued a statement saying he won't enforce it. Obama decided to treat the law as mere advice.
Didn't I tell ya?
41 posted on 04/18/2014 5:44:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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42 posted on 04/18/2014 6:01:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: hal ogen
Clown Prince nobama wipes his arse with the Law.

Pardon me, but I think mooselopes use their hand.


43 posted on 04/18/2014 6:03:00 PM PDT by 867V309 (Obammy = LIAR)
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To: Nachum

Jug ears is a worthless POS.


44 posted on 04/18/2014 6:14:48 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Nachum

It’s time to hang Barry by his empty nut sack in the White Hut rose garden. Tomorrow during the huevos hunt would be a good time to do it.
Michelle will be too preoccupied with her yoga extravaganza to notice.


45 posted on 04/18/2014 6:53:05 PM PDT by doc maverick
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To: Nachum

What will dumBO do when some citizens make an arrest?


46 posted on 04/18/2014 7:12:11 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Nachum

Well, I am going to treat the IRS regulations as “mere advice”.


47 posted on 04/18/2014 7:28:43 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: 867V309

This is the exact argument that Cliven made. Those fees sre just a recommendation.


48 posted on 04/18/2014 7:44:36 PM PDT by Hipshot 6 (Hipshot 6)
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To: Nachum

so... he’s effectively created an equal and opposite law to nullify the actual law

my guess is, there is some provision buried in the bill they wanted to push thru ... and just ignored the main point

he should be impeached Immediately for failure to uphold the laws of the land... a duty he was sworn in to do


49 posted on 04/18/2014 8:16:28 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Nachum

I like the way he throws Bush’s name in there. I thought he did not like anything Bush did so why then rinse and repeat?


50 posted on 04/18/2014 8:30:29 PM PDT by funfan
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