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|Subject: Court: Owebama abused his power||Date: 1/25/2013 1:59 PM|
|Author: CCinOC||Number: 1855245 of 2087859|
Let's see how many recs this gets.
In a case freighted with major constitutional implications, a federal appeals court on Friday overturned President Obama’s controversial recess appointments from last year, ruling he abused his powers and acted when the Senate was not actually in a recess.
The three-judge panel’s ruling is a major blow to Mr. Obama. The judges ruled that the appointments he made to the National Labor Relations Board are illegal, and the board no longer has a quorum to operate.
But the ruling has even broader constitutional significance, with the judges arguing that the president’s recess appointment powers don’t apply to “intrasession” appointments — those made when Congress has left town for a few days or weeks.
Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jan/25/federal-cour...
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