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Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars
ABCNews ^ | July 12, 2014 | Chris Good

Posted on 07/12/2014 11:12:50 AM PDT by Steelfish

Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars

By Chris Good

In his weekly radio/YouTube address, President Obama derided House Republicans’ planned lawsuit against him, warning that GOP lawmakers will spend taxpayer dollars on a frivolous legal challenge.

“It’s a political stunt that’s going to waste months of America’s time. And by the way, they’re going to pay for it using your hard-earned tax dollars,” Obama said.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has orchestrated the beginnings of a lawsuit against the president over his use of executive authority.

As the White House and the GOP-controlled House have failed to compromise on a slew of issues during Obama’s tenure, the president has repeatedly sought to circumvent political intransigence with unilateral executive action, often accusing Republicans of refusing to compromise. Republicans, in turn, have alleged that Obama is not sincerely interested in working with them and has overreached beyond his authority.

The lawsuit will focus on Obama’s massaging of his signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Via executive order, Obama delayed the implementation of its requirement that employers provide health insurance to full-time employees, a key provision. Republicans have asserted that action amounted to re-writing a law without a vote from Congress.

Obama has issued executive orders altering U.S. policy on immigration and other issues, but Republicans have chosen to focus solely on health care. “There are many examples of executive overreach by the president, but his actions on the health care law are the ones that give the House the best chance of success in the courts” states a draft resolution authorizing the lawsuit.

The House Rules Committee will meet Wednesday to consider the resolution authorizing the suit that would be brought by the House’s Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group,...

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1 posted on 07/12/2014 11:12:50 AM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Not to worry. The Fed can just printed another trillion, eh Obuttboy?


2 posted on 07/12/2014 11:14:09 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("Don't be afraid. Just believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: Steelfish

BBAAAAAAAAAWWWWWAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHhhhhhhhhhhhh....oh, my gut is killing me from laughter.


3 posted on 07/12/2014 11:14:20 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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To: Steelfish

So is that 15 day vacation — costing tax dollars.


4 posted on 07/12/2014 11:14:55 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Steelfish

Funny, he has no qualms about p*ssing America’s hard-earned tax dollars down the crapper when it’s HIM doing it....


5 posted on 07/12/2014 11:14:57 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Steelfish

Probably the one and ONLY time that I won’t b*tch about how my tax dollars are used! :)

(Meh. This will lead nowhere. Fast.)


6 posted on 07/12/2014 11:15:08 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Steelfish

Yeah, Obama is soooooo worried about government spending.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 11:15:53 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Steelfish

Pffft!


8 posted on 07/12/2014 11:16:10 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Yup finally fed tax dollars put to good use


9 posted on 07/12/2014 11:16:18 AM PDT by snappahead (if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough.)
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To: Steelfish

His blocade of public property, including the monument belonging to WWII vets cost more taxpayer dollars than it cost to simply leave it alone.

He’s a third rate BS artist.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 11:17:14 AM 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: Steelfish

I love when politicians worry about the taxpayers’ money, as if our taxes would be lower if they stopped wasting it.

The way politicians see it, all our money belongs to the government, and they just let us keep some.


11 posted on 07/12/2014 11:20:14 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: Steelfish
"Will cost tax payers."

What is really meant by that?

The 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus radicals (psycho spoiled brats), et al stirred up many a riot in the 1960s. And they have had control of the Democratic Party since the 1970s.

If they were willing to inflict death and destruction in response to an election (2000 Florida Gore - Bush) they will definitely do it in repsonse to protect one of their own occupying the White House..

Frum's "Gore Speaks" 19 Nov., 2002 column However it appears that NR has deleted/moved the column. Here's another source.

KARENNA GORE: [Ms Gore describes the "right wing" crowd outside screaming things like "get out of Vice President Cheney's house"] And my whole attitude was, like, "We've got to fight back harder. And where are our crowds?" And my dad, I'll never forget his response. He said, "We have to do what's best for the country, and it is not good for the country to have this kind of divisiveness.["] And he was on the phone, really calling off the dogs. There were people who wanted to fan the … the flames of the racial issue and have real unrest. And he was on the phone asking them not to, because of what was best for the country not because of what was best for him politically. And that's really who he is.

[Al Gore] was on the phone, really calling off the dogs. There were people who wanted to fan the … the flames of the racial issue and have real unrest. And he was on the phone asking them not to . . . .

12 posted on 07/12/2014 11:24:24 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Steelfish
Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars
Unlike his 237 vacations with his MOOCHele-ing family which were freeeeeeee. Oh, wait ...
13 posted on 07/12/2014 11:24:38 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Steelfish

Yes and we can’t have the Republicans spending our tax dollars when he needs them to spend on illegals, and terrorists, and vacations.

Spit!


14 posted on 07/12/2014 11:27:26 AM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: Steelfish
Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars

So? To truly rid this country of this present tyranny and restore liberty will likely cost American lives. It's happened before for much less cause.

15 posted on 07/12/2014 11:28:21 AM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
I believe he is concerned about the possible suit. He has no concern for wasting tax payer money.

I think he is all BS, he backed down in the Bundy case in Nevada and now he backed down to the people in Marieta, CA. (good for them). I think I am seeing a pattern here.

16 posted on 07/12/2014 11:29:10 AM PDT by depenzz ("it isn't a chance you take, its a choice you make")
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To: Steelfish

So what’s Obama’s problem? Is he worried he might have to cut back on vacation expenses?


17 posted on 07/12/2014 11:30:24 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Steelfish

The lawsuit against him will cost money. Sure! Just like all the “free” crap he has spend our tax dollars on for the last five years.


18 posted on 07/12/2014 11:31:27 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Steelfish

LMAO


19 posted on 07/12/2014 11:31:28 AM PDT by grimalkin (We are a nation under God. If we ever forget this, we are a nation gone under. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Steelfish

Hmmm...looks like the lawsuit has merit after all. Obama seems worried by it.


20 posted on 07/12/2014 11:43:54 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Steelfish

Probably a good idea to not go on that tax paid Cape Cod 15 day holiday if you are so worried about spending other’s money, huh Barry ? (do as I say, not as.....)


21 posted on 07/12/2014 11:44:06 AM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: Steelfish

LOL! The vacationer in chief is worried that a lawsuit will cost taxpayers money, but his vacations and border shenanigans WON’T cost money??????? Hahahahahahahahhahahahahaaha!!!!!!!!!!

What a POS!


22 posted on 07/12/2014 11:46:33 AM PDT by MRourke85
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To: Steelfish; All

In the meantime:

Under Obama, Air Force One cost per hour jumps 27% to $228,288


23 posted on 07/12/2014 11:56:55 AM PDT by QT3.14 (This space for sale)
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To: Steelfish

Keep your sorry ass off of Air Force 1 for one week and the lawsuit is paid for!


24 posted on 07/12/2014 12:07:24 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Steelfish
Unlike Obamaphones, Welfare, Food Stamps, etc this will be WORTH IT you Marxist, Mooslim, Kenyan, Steaming Pant Load Uyghur....
25 posted on 07/12/2014 12:08:27 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Steelfish

He is completely nuts. He has the gall to say this after asking for close to 4 billion for illegal immigrants ?


26 posted on 07/12/2014 12:09:46 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Steelfish

Sphincter boy said what?


27 posted on 07/12/2014 12:21:22 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Steelfish

We can just forgo the next couple presidential vacations to recoup the funds.


28 posted on 07/12/2014 12:24:22 PM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Just what is the real reason to disarm a law abiding citizen like me?)
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To: Steelfish

So will his and Michelle’s vacations.


29 posted on 07/12/2014 12:25:48 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Steelfish
And by the way, they’re going to pay for it using your hard-earned tax dollars,” Obama said.

This guy must be the spawn of satan, anyone else saying that would be stuck dead for such hubris...

30 posted on 07/12/2014 12:28:21 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: what's up

I think you are right. If he wasn’t he would blow it off and not say anything.


31 posted on 07/12/2014 12:33:37 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: Steelfish

It’s just amazing how these people can say things like “The republicans are going to cost you tax dollars” with a straight face.

By the way, I see he’s saying it’s a waste of time. But he’s not saying they don’t have a case.


32 posted on 07/12/2014 12:37:56 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: Steelfish

Suing a President for unConstitutional actions is a decent use of tax money.

Obama would rather we buy more Obama phones.


33 posted on 07/12/2014 12:51:52 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: Steelfish

Eight years of a presidency of a no nothing, angry loser is costing our country incalculable sums of money.
In terms of goodwill with or allies, future terrorist attacks, wasted economic opportunities (Keystone pipeline), invaders from Central America, business shut down, increased regulations, increased costs across the board and on and on. Maybe someone should remind his highness of all this.


34 posted on 07/12/2014 12:52:20 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is the CPUSA)
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To: Texas resident

And don’t forget the Economy! Few jobs to be found and that 30 hours a week is now considered working FULL TIME.

I cannot WAIT until this puke is gone...but, in reality, We The People will be paying for those two grifters for the rest of their natural lives.

We’re still paying for Carter!


35 posted on 07/12/2014 1:17:54 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Steelfish

Probably less than a Wagyu beef dinner.


36 posted on 07/12/2014 3:11:46 PM PDT by x1stcav (Leftism is like rust. It corrodes twenty-four hous a day.)
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To: goodnesswins

Isn’t laughter the best medicine?


37 posted on 07/12/2014 4:33:25 PM PDT by blackd77
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