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John Boehner Is Getting Ready To Mount A Potentially Gigantic Lawsuit Against Obama
Yahoo Finance ^ | 6/24/14 | Brett LoGiurato - Business Insider

Posted on 06/24/2014 7:14:22 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

House Speaker John Boehner could file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama in days, in an attempt to challenge the administration's heavy use of executive actions to further its agenda.

Roll Call's Daniel Newhause reports Boehner told House Republicans during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday he could have an announcement in the coming days on whether he will mount the legal challenge. According to the report, he has been "consulting with legal scholars" ahead of his next move.

Boehner's office confirmed the Roll Call story, but declined to comment on whether specific executive actions would be targeted. Any legal action by Boehner would be a significant and somewhat unprecedented challenge to executive power.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 113th; boehner; gigantic; lawsuit; obama; potentially
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1 posted on 06/24/2014 7:14:22 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Wimp.

My guess is the Supreme Court will throw it out and say “dumbass! Your branch wrote the laws, if you don’t like them repeal them or make them more defined”.


2 posted on 06/24/2014 7:15:57 PM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: NormsRevenge

I will believe it when I see it. Unless he went into emergency surgery and had a set implanted, I have my doubts.


3 posted on 06/24/2014 7:17:41 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: NormsRevenge

Me thinks Boehner does not grasp how little power the House now has and how much power Obama’s executive branch has amassed in the past 5 years. The House has not challenged Obama in the past and has given over much of its power to Obama. A lawsuit is nothing to Obama. Obama controls the apparatus of the Fed gov’t, including the courts.


4 posted on 06/24/2014 7:18:49 PM PDT by iacovatx (Conservatism is the political center--it is not "right" of center)
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To: doc1019
Ya never know, It could be HUGH or not!!
5 posted on 06/24/2014 7:19:33 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Azzhole of the House

6 posted on 06/24/2014 7:19:42 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Key word with Boehner.

“Potentially”


7 posted on 06/24/2014 7:19:46 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: iacovatx

Derision of Boehner has become so de rigueur here, I doubt if he’d see approval if he managed to part the Potomac.

All he really can do is raise red flags and smoke signals to the greater American public.


8 posted on 06/24/2014 7:21:02 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Yawn ok call me when the Chicken lays an Egg


9 posted on 06/24/2014 7:21:05 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: NormsRevenge

Impeach and remove


10 posted on 06/24/2014 7:21:10 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Good luck finding an impartial judge.


11 posted on 06/24/2014 7:23:34 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: NormsRevenge

Stop blocking the more obvious solution and impeach. A lawsuit could then be a useful side measure.


12 posted on 06/24/2014 7:24:00 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: kingattax

can ya smell a tear?

I smelt that one comin’!


13 posted on 06/24/2014 7:24:02 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Who invited Hugh to the party? Now that would be huge.


14 posted on 06/24/2014 7:25:14 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Please elaborate as to why Boehner should not be a target of derision by conservatives. As in: What has he done for us lately?
15 posted on 06/24/2014 7:25:46 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

Please elaborate for me why you shoot down someone with no obvious replacement?


16 posted on 06/24/2014 7:27:36 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I told you. Bohner ‘the Lion’ wont cut Obama any slack.

He is Obama’s worst nightmare, I bet Obama cant sleep at night since Bohner became Speaker, He is making Obama’s life a living hell.

This lawsuit might just remove Obama fro the WH.


17 posted on 06/24/2014 7:28:04 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: iacovatx

Me thinks your reply gets a BTTT!

___________________

Ponder this:

Darrell Issa , Mike Rogers and John Boehner all talk the talk, but refuse to walk the walk, - - - - they are not good for America.

They all whine and moan about being stonewalled by the Commie Obama Administration, but NOTHING effective happens, except for the formation of the Benghazi Committee under Trey Gowdy.

The House RINOs had their chance for OVER FOUR YEARS and have done NOTHING, proving that they are not good for America, PERIOD!

It is time to mow down the not good in the House, ASAP!

Suggested actions:

* “Encourage” your Rep in the US House to force Boehner to resign, before August 1, 2014.

* “Encourage” your House Rep in the US House to force do-nothing Chairmen such as Issa and Mike Rogers to resign, before Labor Day, 2014.

* “Encourage” your House Rep in the US House to publicly support Republicans who have proven that they have placed Country before Party.

While the RINOs may get re-elected to the House, we need to have them as far removed from any leadership role as possible.

The RINOs have failed to even slow down the Obamanation of America, even though they held the power of the purse for four years.

If a RINO cannot be voted out of office, then he/she must be relegated to a position subordinate to a fire-in-the-belly Conservative Republican Representative such as Trey Gowdy.

Early Primary voting begins soon after Labor Day in many States.

Most voters have made up their minds about who to vote for by Labor Day: Tick-tock, FReepers, Tick-TOCK!


18 posted on 06/24/2014 7:28:18 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Boehner photo: John Boehner Golf picture johnboehner.jpg
19 posted on 06/24/2014 7:28:32 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Don’t deflect. Just answer the original question. What has he done for us [conservatives] lately?


20 posted on 06/24/2014 7:28:53 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: NormsRevenge

boehner’s great grandfather, sir thomas crapper, is really proud of the crybaby.


21 posted on 06/24/2014 7:29:17 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: faithhopecharity

Obama WANTS them to impeach more than ever, and so do all the democrats.

WHY?

Because he will be acquitted in the Senate. WHATEVER he does, doesn’t matter.

The dems will make this a fight all about evil, nasty, racist republicans going after the Historical First BLACK President. And the press lies waiting with thousands of stories saying the same.

They think it is there one change to keep the Senate.

My idea is as follows: Lawsuit now.

Come the day after elections, and given the Senate moving to Republican hands, IMPEACHMENT that day.


22 posted on 06/24/2014 7:29:41 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: workerbee

Why don’t you answer the more pressing question. It is the devil’s game to damn whoever he can.


23 posted on 06/24/2014 7:30:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: monkeyshine

exactly

Boehner knows its an election year. He has no intention of doing anything effective


24 posted on 06/24/2014 7:30:31 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NormsRevenge

There was one radio talk show ‘host’ that was always coming out with some major ‘breaking’ developments in a ‘few days’.

Much the same as Sheriff Arpaio had all his facts ready next week.

Kind of like the big Geraldo ‘Jerry Rivers’ Rivera and his ‘Al Capone Vault’ Phiasco Phlop......

If you ‘act’ today, we can be talking about it for the next few days.


25 posted on 06/24/2014 7:30:37 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: NormsRevenge

Why would President Obama want him to do this?


26 posted on 06/24/2014 7:31:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: NormsRevenge

Why would he do that? He and Obama have a common enemy. The Conservatives.


27 posted on 06/24/2014 7:31:49 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: GeronL
Boehner knows its an election year. He has no intention of doing anything effective

Talk about a quote!! Bravo, sir, bravo.

28 posted on 06/24/2014 7:33:13 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: NormsRevenge

He wants to take this issue to a court???

How absurd! The House of Representatives IS the court for this matter.


29 posted on 06/24/2014 7:33:23 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: NormsRevenge

So the legislative branch whines to the judicial branch. Why not use the power of the House? Cripple or defund the agencies Obama is directing to violate the Constitution! The EPA can’t enforce its rules if it has to exhaust its budget to buy a box of paper clips.


30 posted on 06/24/2014 7:33:33 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: NormsRevenge

Sure he is.


31 posted on 06/24/2014 7:34:32 PM PDT by DungeonMaster (No one can come to me unless the Father who sent Me draws him.)
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To: workerbee

How about looking at what it says at the top of the US Constitution!

It doesn’t say “We the Congress.”

John Boehner is but one person. Badgered enough to attempt the impossible, he is finally reacting “Okay folks, I will.”


32 posted on 06/24/2014 7:36:43 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
That's twice now you've answered my simple question with a question.

Seriously, stop. If you support Boehner, be succint in "why". I won't waste any further time with this game.

33 posted on 06/24/2014 7:37:35 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: NormsRevenge

‘Boehner’ and ‘gigantic’ are mutually exclusive terms. If any Republican does anything remotely realistic about the rampant corruption by this president, the media will draw and quarter him and federal agencies will harass, intimidate and prosecute him. Watch the impending destruction of Scott Walker.


34 posted on 06/24/2014 7:38:24 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: NormsRevenge

Boehner wants desperately to play Obama’s game.

Rather than follow the Constitutional prescriptions for a rouge president: defunding and impeachment. The House can also arrest administration officers.


35 posted on 06/24/2014 7:38:58 PM PDT by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Lawsuit?............. enforced by Whom?


36 posted on 06/24/2014 7:39:15 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

It will be as meaningless as an Issa hearing


37 posted on 06/24/2014 7:39:55 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

’ bout 87 percent of the time............you make me sick


38 posted on 06/24/2014 7:41:27 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: LostInBayport

You think that will actually break out of the situation?

God has permitted Satan to get America under his cloven hoofs. A situation like that is often to teach a person, or a people, the lesson that only God Himself will free them. And the person or people may finally swallow their pride and say yes, we will lean on the invisible. It is at that point that God will begin to bless, right in the existing situation.

The devil roars with delight to see self righteous negativity, since he knows that those doing the shooting do not have an ounce of power to resurrect anything.

Through much pain in my own life, I have learned that the answer to any problem is to stop and actively look for God’s Spirit, then cooperate with THAT.


39 posted on 06/24/2014 7:41:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: workerbee

I think you meant to say WHAT HAS HE DONE FOR US EVER.
Right?


40 posted on 06/24/2014 7:41:54 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: workerbee

I support God to support... yes Boehner. Unless you have a better, more credible party at hand to replace Boehner, in which case I will tout the virtues of that person in tandem with asking God to support that person.

But we are under the chastisement of God, and to slap back at the one who is scourging is an infantile reaction.

There is your answer.


41 posted on 06/24/2014 7:43:03 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Sad times. Here we have one of the most powerful positions in U.S government, the Speaker of the House thinks throwing a doomed to fail lawsuit at it has any meaning?

It’s doomed to fail because the problem is political and the solution needs to be political.

The Speaker has a bully pulpit to — if he would ever use it.


42 posted on 06/24/2014 7:45:59 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: NormsRevenge

Bovine Satology.

If any of them had the balls of Mice (little, little ones) than they would have already done something.


43 posted on 06/24/2014 7:50:00 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Whatever


44 posted on 06/24/2014 7:51:33 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: workerbee

“What has he done for us [conservatives] lately?”

The last specific thing I remember was John telling conservatives, “Get your a**es in line!”.
Of course that’s like commanding cats to do close order drill, then we began wondering who the heck this guy was anyway, so now here we are and ...


45 posted on 06/24/2014 7:51:39 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Well that’s a reasoned approach so I won’t dispute it. I still think impeachment charges are long overdue and I do not believe the D senators would be able to just cast defend- Obama votes once the charges were pressed forward. But your way is logical.


46 posted on 06/24/2014 7:52:54 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: NormsRevenge
"could have an announcement in the coming days on whether he will mount the legal challenge"

Or maybe he'll consider starting a dialog to discuss whether or not he'll announce that he's thinking about the possibility of mounting the legal challenge.

47 posted on 06/24/2014 8:03:33 PM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: kingattax

I’ve thought for a long time he wasn’t mentally balanced.


48 posted on 06/24/2014 8:07:57 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: NormsRevenge

Bonehead: “I meant to say I was going to buy a gigantic suit”


49 posted on 06/24/2014 8:09:15 PM PDT by Zathras
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I’m sure he’ll mount anything politically detrimental to Obama.


50 posted on 06/24/2014 8:10:36 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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