Right. He cannot have it both ways. Either he is willing to offer small appropriations bills that defund the left or he capitulates. Given his history I expect the Establishment Republicans to make lots of noise and then to fold like an inexpensive tent.McConnell: 'We will use the power of the purse' .....
“It takes 60 votes to do a lot of things in the Senate, but there are some things we can do with 51 votes.”
On the surface, that sounds rather positive. That means policy riders on the appropriations bills.
The EO stays unless judicial action is taken. An injunction could be issued by a lower court prohibiting the government from issuing the work permits and temporary resident card pending the outcome of the suit.
"We need to ask some very tough questions of the senator from Illinois. It's not enough to be black, it's not enough to be articulate, it's not enough to be eloquent and a media darling. The only question will be how deaf an ear, or how blind an eye will people turn in order to turn a frog into a prince." -Eddie Huff
1) Pass bills which is their primary enumerated power; and,
If they truly believe the President has overstepped his bounds, IMPEACH HIM!
If they truly believe that the EOs he has written fill those grey areas of a given law, CHANGE THE LAW or pass a bill that fixes the freakin' problem!!! But...
DON'T WASTE THE PEOPLE'S TIME WITH THESE POLITICAL STUNTS!!!
"A fair exchange ain't no robbery." Tupac Shakur w/Digital Underground
They don't have to Impeach.....they can write up a letter of Disapproval and Censure.
Conservatives, States Set to Launch Legal Blitz Against Obama Over Immigration.....
Opponents said there will likely be a three-pronged legal approach to stymie Obama's moves: Congress could sue the president for constitutional overreach, states could file lawsuits arguing the action strains local finances, or individuals could try to prove they've been harmed by the order. Just hours after the speech, an Arizona sheriff filed suit arguing the reform is unconstitutional.....snip~
Conservatives, States Set to Launch Legal Blitz Against Obama Over Immigration - Video