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It's On! Boehner to Sue Obama

WASHINGTON — Speaker John A. Boehner announced Wednesday that he would introduce legislation next month allowing the House to sue President Obama over his use of executive actions.

In a letter to lawmakers, Mr. Boehner expressed concern with what he — and many in the Republican conference — considered the president’s unconstitutional overreach.

“The Constitution makes it clear that a president’s job is to faithfully execute the laws; in my view, the president has not faithfully executed the laws,” Mr. Boehner told reporters. “And when there’s conflicts like this between the legislative branch and the administrative branch it’s, in my view, our responsibility to stand up for this institution in which we serve.”

Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader, called Mr. Boehner’s move “subterfuge,” and Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said that “it seems that Republicans have shifted their opposition into a higher gear.”


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Worcester v. Georgia

In Worcester v. Georgia, 31 U.S. 515 (1832), a Georgia criminal statute, which prohibited non-Indians from being present on Indian lands without a license from the state, was held unconstitutional, because the federal government has exclusive authority in such matters. It is often said that, in response to the decision, President Andrew Jackson said something to the effect of: "John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!" More reputable sources recognize this as a false quotation.[58] In fact, the ruling in Worcester ordered nothing more than that Samuel Worcester be freed; Georgia complied after several months.

This is political theater and

This is political theater and nothing else. In fact, Boehner hates the group of people this stunt is supposed to excite.

"Villains wear many masks, but none as dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Washington Irvin

Is this the "big set-up"?

If the Obama administration wins, Congress becomes irrelevant. Then guess who stays in power forever.

bigmikedude's picture

Now there's a thought worth pondering.


this is nothing but

this is nothing but grandstanding, bullshit the masses crap.

ohhhh' It's ON!

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PSH! Don't buy into this

Boehner and Obama are not enemies. This is pure politics. I will bet anyone, anything that this goes nowhere. Don't get tricked into thinking Boehner is looking out for you.

Ridiculous! Wash DC is a 3

Ridiculous! Wash DC is a 3 ring circus... Disneyland for lawyers!

Who's going to pay for this? Who's going to make money from this? Moreover, who's going to get a few extra votes from this?

Boehner doesn't want to end up like Cantor, so let's watch the smoke and mirrors display.


suing the same guy he golfs with on a weekly basis?

Perfect ...

Zing !!!

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This government suing

This government suing government thing is just a cheap political ploy. It means they want the base to get excited as if they were impeaching, without the negative political consequences.

More than Boner

The entire old guard is going down.

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You really still believe in government? Really?

You don't realize this is all just a show? Ron Paul didn't wake you up to that?

John needed a stimulus

To sport wood.

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Who is this Susan Obama and why is she getting a boner?

Oops, misread the title.

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Election ploy

Has it dawned on anyone that Boner might be worried about an election defeat after his best buddy Cantor bit the dust. Let him go down in flames and ignore this disingenuous gesture.

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
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move along peeps , nothing to

move along peeps , nothing to see here.
just 1 more bad act in a comedy of errors.

all hyp and no real action

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Are a joke. Ask Ron Paul

Money talks and dogs bark

Yeah right.....

No one is sueing anyone.....

This is kind of like

holding Lerner in contempt of Congress, all talk with no action. Boner, could have used the Sgt. of Arms to arrest Lerner and place her into a holding cell until she decides to stop with holding evidence and there's nothing Obummer or Holder could do about it. If they would have impeached Holder, when he ran the cover-up of 'Fast and Furious', which has lead to the death of Border patrol officers, all these corrupt Executive actions would have ceased long ago. However, since, Boener has the same Zionist Bankster bosses as Obummer, nothing happened, just like nothing will happen with this law suit, that won't go to court until Obummer is out of office.

I firmly agree with your first 3 sentences.

may invite a debate on the last. (SO voted up anyway)

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Political grandstanding with a lot of hot ar.

Nothing will come of it.

I'll bet 100 dollars.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
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9/11 Truth.

It's all part of the show folks...

No one ever really gets punished in Washington. Look at the scandals over the past year. There has been plenty of tough talk, but in the end not one single person has been punished for any of them.

Boehner is a phony!

I posted this same comment earlier on another post with Cavuto. This lawsuit by Boehner is a joke. What court is going to take that? All it is is a front for the weak and spineless Republic-less-ians to make it look like they are trying to do something against the Democreeps. They know the suit is frivolous. They will not impeach simply because both Parties are in bed together to destroy this Country. There is no moral difference between the two Parties. The two Parties were created to give the illusion that there is a difference, when in fact they are the same following a long devised plan to bring in their New World Order. WAKE UP!

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That's great and all

but who's going to sue Boner? Surely the people won't fall for this puppet show...what am I thinking? Of course they will.

Don't hold your breath

Nothing is "ON", only lies and deceit.
This is just a "pacifier" for the sheeple to forget about all the fiascos in Gov't....err, I now forgot about all of them and can't think.
OH yeah...I remember, wasn't something going on in the middle east where a bunch of loonies made off with a bunch of American made weapons...Yeah, that's it...heard they got their hands on hundreds and hundreds of stinger missiles, loads of Humvees, and Cash to boot. Hollywood can't make this kind of stuff up.
Got to have a new distractor...Hey look, it's Haley's comet!
There were no real terrorists before, but now we've made thousands over the past decade...Good Job "Dubya", Mission Accomplished.
Wonder how many "guards" will look the other way as we load all these weapons....using that $450 MILLION.


if boehner is so "concerned" with "unconstitutional overreach" why doesn't he just begin impeachment proceedings? and the WH press secretary plays along saying “it seems that Republicans have shifted their opposition into a higher gear.” What a joke!

There's a sucker born every minute

It's not "on". Boehner is controlled opposition. Don't fall for this trick.

C_T_CZ's picture

The best they can do....??

So after all this grandstanding, the best they can do is introduce some legislation? Doesn't introducing legislation mean it needs to be voted on and passed by the house, then voted on and passed by the senate, and then signed into law by the president before it is a law?

If that is the case, what this means is:
*Maybe* this will be passed by the house (and may or may not still have teeth after amendments are filed);
*Maybe* this will be passed by the senate (and will almost certainly not be passed with any teeth whatsoever);
*Certainly* will not be signed by the president;
*Even if* passed and signed, it would still need to be reviewed by the courts to determine if the House legal council has standing to file the lawsuit in the first place;

By my reading, this action from the pathetic ®epublicans means precisely squat - or am I missing something?

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