Skip to comments.Obama signs Ted Cruz bill into law, but says he won´t enforce it
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 I shall therefore continue to treat section 407, as originally enacted and as amended by S. 2195, as advisory in circumstances in which it would interfere with the exercise of this discretion."
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So if you don’t enforce the law and are selective with it, why are the Feds harassing ranchers out west?
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.
Then don’t enforce 0CommieCare either, putz.
It now comes from the Mouth of 0bama. (so he says)
now that’s the last straw!
Barry isn’t much into laws except when they are used to steal other people’s money.
So, what you're sayin' is - business as usual?
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 ....”
But IT’S THE LAW OF THE LAND!
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.
What are mere laws to the felon in chief.
Clown Prince nobama wipes his arse with the Law.
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.
He is picking which parts to enforce and who to force it on.
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.
So Obama disagrees with Harry Reid about allowing people to break the law?