King Barack’s power grabThe president blames the Democrat-controlled Senate for not confirming his nominee and by pulling this latest end-around has essentially declared war on the Legislative Branch, while creating yet another unaccountable bureaucratic monstrosity.
King Barack’s power grab
President Obama yesterday played a violent game of kickball with the US Constitution, making a number of high-level “recess” appointments — even though the Senate isn’t actually in recess.
He named former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Board, a nomination Republicans have been fighting.
And then he named three new members of the pro-union activist National Labor Relations Board.