Court: Obama appointments violate Constitution; So what else is new?

WASHINGTON – In an embarrassing setback for President Barack Obama, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday that he violated the Constitution in making certain recess appointments and moved to curtail a chief executive’s ability in the future to circumvent the Senate in such scenarios.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said that Obama did not have the power to make three recess appointments last year to the National Labor Relations Board because the Senate was officially in session – and not in recess – at the time. If the decision stands, it could invalidate hundreds of board decisions.

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  1. US COURT OF APPEALS FOR DC CIRCUIT CLAMS OBAMA VIOLATED THE US CONSTITUTION WITH HIS APPOINTMENTS « THE WORD WARRIOR Bonju Blog Says:

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