It's not legal, but who's going to stop them? "Checks-and-balances" are no longer effective to keep bureaucrats out of our business. The media was entrusted with tremendous power by the Founders, and for good reason, but 90 percent of them are statists who share the same contempt for Liberty as any other Democrat or Progressive.
What does that leave us with? Nobody but ourselves. Here's the rub: change won't happen in an election booth. It doesn't hurt; gridlock is a good thing, but it won't stop those intent on destroying the country.