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GOP Tells Obama to Ignore Congress One Day After Suing Him for Ignoring Congress

Posted on August 5th, 2014 at 13:33 by John Sinteur in category: batshitinsane -- Write a comment


In a statement following the decision to abruptly scrap a vote on the measure, Boehner and his fellow GOP leaders tried to put the onus back on Obama, saying the president had the power to act unilaterally, “without the need for congressional action,” to respond to the crisis.

There are numerous steps the president can and should be taking right now, without the need for congressional action, to secure our borders and ensure these children are returned swiftly and safely to their countries.”

Yet that was a polar opposite message from the one Republicans delivered a day earlier, when they voted to authorize a lawsuit against Obama for “bypass[ing] the legislative process to create his own laws by executive fiat,” according to an accompanying committee report.

It was a contradiction not lost on Democrats, who reacted with their usual schadenfreude to the latest collapse of House GOP legislation.

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