Thursday, September 10, 2015

Federal Judge Hands Republicans ‘Historic,’ Unexpected Win Over Obama

Via Billy

Image Credit: Flickr/Erik Drost

Constitution 1; Obama 0.

That was the score Wednesday as a federal judge gave House Republicans the go-ahead to proceed with their lawsuit to block President Obama’s budget-busting healthcare law.

“This suit remains a plain dispute over a constitutional command, of which the Judiciary has long been the ultimate interpreter,” wrote U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, who said that House Republicans have legal standing to sue.

The Constitution, Collyer wrote, “could not be more clear: ‘No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury but in consequence of Appropriations made by Law.’ Neither the president nor his officers can authorize appropriations; the assent of the House of Representatives is required before any public monies are spent.”


  1. This is also the only way that one-hundred fifty billion can be legally sent to Iran. So if the Iranians receive monies from Washington, it will be from the Republican controlled Congress.

    1. Unless our honored P would do something underhanded...........:)

  2. They are all lawless traitors, selling out the American usual