Trey Gowdy's warning to Democrats: '...be careful what you do with the law today...'

Gowdy Opening Statement at Hearing on Immigration Executive Actions

Tgowdysc YouTube 2/25/2015

Immigration Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy Opening Statement at House Judiciary Committee Hearing “The Unconstitutionality of Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration”

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Sen. Sessions Announces Opposition to Lynch Nomination for Attorney General

“We are at a dangerous moment. Professor Jonathan Turley described it as a ‘constitutional tipping point.’ For the Senate to approve this nomination would bring us another step closer to the point’s edge.”

 

 

Senator Jeff Sessions Sessions.Senate.Gov 1/28/2015

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate Immigration Subcommittee, issued thefollowing […]

Source: Senate GOP Refuses to Strategize Against Obama

Joel Gehrke The Corner National Review Online 12/2/2014

Senate Republicans had no appetite for discussing how to thwart President Obama’s executive orders on immigration during the conference’s weekly lunch, according to sources familiar with the meeting.

Senator Mike Lee (R., Utah) and Senator David Vitter (R., La.) tried to broach the topic, but they were ignored, according […]

For Obama, Inconvenient Law Is Irrelevant Law

The president dismantles immigration law that he finds incompatible with his own larger agenda.

Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online 11/27/2014

…Obama has downplayed Americans’ worries about social costs and competition for jobs, but studies show illegal immigration has depressed the wages of entry-level American workers while making social services costly for states and burdensome […]

Report: Congress can block Obama’s immigration mandate

Sean Lengell The Washington Examiner 11/26/2014

The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service says Congress has the power to block funding for President Obama’s executive action on immigration, refuting a position taken by the top House appropriator.

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., has argued that Congress can’t block funding to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, […]

The Point of Impeachment

Tolerating Obama’s lawlessness invites a destructive new era of dictatorial presidency.

Andrew C. McCarthy National Review Online 11/15/2014

In writing Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment, I had a purpose: Explain that the capacity of Congress to oust a lawless president is central to the Framers’ design of our governing system. Because executive […]