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Does President Obama actions violate the oath he took to uphold the United States Constitution?


A federal appeals court panel ruled Friday that violated the Constitution in making recess appointments. They 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.The court said the president could only fill vacancies with the recess appointment procedure if the openings arise when the Senate is in an official recess, which it defined as the break between sessions of Congress.

 

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    Banned cause of pissants promisem and deantraylor (Dont Taze Me Bro) 4 years ago

    So uphold doesn't mean "preserve, protect, and defend" ? in your paralell universe? "...nothing to do with the Constitution" ? So on what basis does the admnistration argue they are right? DUH The constitution - what planet did you say you are from?


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    TSAD (tsadjatko) 4 years ago

    Not sure I understand your answer - if what he did was unconstitutional then he broke the law and violated his oath of office whether it was challenged or not. Nowhere does he have authority to violate the constitution.


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    Larry Wall 4 years ago

    I do not understand why people are so upset. Other presidents have made appointments during periods when the Congress was not in session. They were challenged on the floor of the Senate and if the Senate did not concur then the person lost the post.


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    TSAD (tsadjatko) 4 years ago

    Do I detect a note of cynicism? Rather an extreme point of view, wouldn't you say? Although I can understand why you feel that way. Maybe the problem isn't the politicians but an uninformed electorate who keeps them in office.

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    Banned cause of pissants promisem and deantraylor (Dont Taze Me Bro) 4 years ago

    You are kidding aren't you? Making unconstitutional appointments is breaking constitutional law. How can he be considered to be protecting defending or preserving it if he willingly violates it? Lock it in a safe? - YOU ARE NUTS.


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    Larry Wall 4 years ago

    This discussion has little to do with the legalities that may be involved but is over race and political position of each of us. Jefferson did not have authority to make the Louisiana Purchase, F. Roosevelt, push the limit and do not forget Nixon.