As I understand the situation, Congress did not have the opportunity to exercise their authority as these appointments were never offered for review. If I am wrong, I'm here to learn.
My point still stands. If Obama is serious, there are plenty of places to consolidate or eliminate agencies, and there have been there opportunities for the past many years. Name the agency or bureaucracy that he has consolidated or eliminated.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville