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Justices Rebuke Obama on Right of Appointment
New York Times ^ | June 26, 2014 | By ADAM LIPTAK

Posted on 06/26/2014 7:52:59 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court issued a unanimous rebuke to President Obama on Thursday, saying he had overreached in issuing recess appointments during brief breaks in the Senate’s work.

Mr. Obama violated the Constitution in 2012, the justices said, by appointing officials to the National Labor Relations Board during a break in the Senate’s work when the chamber was convening every three days in short pro forma sessions in which no business was conducted. Those breaks were too short, Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote in a majority opinion joined by the court’s four other more liberal members.

At the same time, the court largely reinstated an uneasy, centuries-long accommodation between the executive branch and the Senate, in which recess appointments were allowed during more substantial breaks. Justice Breyer said such appointments generally remained permissible so long as they were made during breaks of 10 or more days.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: failure; journalism; media; scotus
I don't have the time to research this, but would bet the Times supported the "rebuke" when the regime urinated on the constitution.
1 posted on 06/26/2014 7:52:59 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Just how much money was spent on this trivial lawsuit - brought on by Obama's arrogance ???

The Constitution states:

"... Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its Members for disorderly Behaviour, and, with the Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member ..."

The Senate determined that they were in session - WHY did Obama even TRY to pull off such a stunt ???

Doh !!!

2 posted on 06/26/2014 9:12:11 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

Da king don’t give a rats ass.

3 posted on 06/26/2014 10:28:02 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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