SCOTUS spanks POTUS! Unanimous: King Hussein recess appointments unconstitutional!….

Posted: June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Today the Supreme Court unanimously held that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he made several appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other agencies without Senate approval. 

The Appointments Clause of the Constitution requires that all high-level executive branch positions (called “principal officers”) and all federal judges be nominated by the president, then must be confirmed by the Senate. The Recess Appointments Clause provides that if the Senate is in recess, the president can make appointments that can continue up to two years. 

Not able to get several controversial nominees confirmed, Obama waited until the Senate adjourned for several days, then declared the Senate to be in recess, and unilaterally filled all those positions.

Obama made the shocking claim that he can declare the Senate in recess anytime there are not enough senators present on the Senate floor to do…

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