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The Powers of Suing???

So our fearless leader, the Speaker of the House, is planning to sue the President. According to Michael Steel, spokesman for John Boehner, Obama’s is guilty of, “. . . ignoring the American people’s elected representatives and exceeding his constitutional authority.” He also said that, “The House has passed legislation to address this, but it has gone nowhere in the Democratic-controlled Senate, so we are examining other options.” So the […]

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Boehner v. Obama Pen

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans Tuesday he could have an announcement within days on whether the House will file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, challenging the executive actions that have become the keystone of the administration. The lawsuit could set up a significant test of constitutional checks and balances, with the legislative branch suing the executive branch for ignoring its mandates, and the judiciary branch deciding the […]

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Democrats really owe Richard Nixon an Apology

And now, a message from the congressional Democrats: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday, and the “optic of the year” had to be committee Democrats apologizing to Koskinen and defending the agency. Here’s just one: Democrats on the committee were much more accommodating to Koskinen. “I want to apologize to you for the way you’re being treated this morning,” said Rep. John Lewis, […]

Video: Paul Ryan blasts IRS: ‘No one believes you’

MUST SEE VIDEO>>> Paul Ryan GOES OFF on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) went off on shady IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today during testimony on the “lost” Lois Lerner emails. The IRS notified Congress last week that they had lost two years of Lerner’s emails. Ryan told Koskinen: “I don’t believe you!” It’s about time someone went off on this guy: Via – Gateway Pundit Videos: Paul […]

Rep. Eric Cantor to Resign as House Majority Leader

House Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor (R-Va.) plans to step down from his leadership post by the end of July setting off a weeks-long scramble for the number two leadership post, according to three Republicans familiar with his plans. Cantor will formally announce his plans later Wednesday in a meeting with his House Republican colleagues in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. Read more about it here.