Saturday, July 12, 2014

Ron Christie Op-Ed: Why Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama Could Work

The conservative Republican commentator argues that the Speaker’s suit is not some political stunt, and could actually be successful: 
"Since Speaker John Boehner announced his intention late last month to sue President Obama for overstepping his legal authority, his supporters have frequently noted how few executive orders he’s actually handed down. To date, Obama has only issued 182, while the predecessor he likes to blame for everything issued 291.

But the real issue, of course, is not the number of executive orders issued during one’s presidency but rather their legality. And it’s here that Boehner and company have a real, substantive case against the president."

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