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Court to Obama Admin: Actually, Those Recess Appointments Were Unconstitutional

Six04 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:53 PM
The GOP has blocked an unprecedented amount of the administrations appointments. To break some of this gridlock Obama has made 32 recess appointments since being in office. I'm left to wonder why all of a sudden recess appointments are unconstitutional. George W. Bush made 171 recess appointments and we never heard a peep from anyone.
Grannysue Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:48 PM
The GOP has a rightand a necessary duty to block this "mans" appointments.His history has been scrubbed but we do know that he kept company with the likes of Bill Ayers and other people and we do know that he is filling vacancies with like minded people.
JamesB2 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 2:15 PM
The NLRB appointees were appointed when Congress WAS in session. Read the damn article
Buck O Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:55 PM
Try reading the article to see if you can comprehend it this time.
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:55 PM
Because the Senate was NOT in recess.
clarityseeker2 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:54 PM
You are directing that to the courts, of course...

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals today unanimously slapped down the controversial “recess” appointments President Obama made to the National Labor Relations Board way back in early January of 2012, in what the Associated Press rightly calls an “embarrassing setback.” Indeed, if the Supreme Court upholds the decision, it very well may nullify everything the board has done since the appointments, as it won’t have actually had the quorum of three members required to issue regulations. Ouch.

The unanimous decision is an embarrassing setback for the president, who made the appointments after Senate Republicans spent months blocking...