Obama's Executive Orders

Gingrich Wants to Block O's Exec. Actions

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Gingrich said on Twitter that Obama's move to stop deportations is a step toward dictatorship.

Emperor Obama and the Deafening Silence from GOP Leaders

“The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.” -- James Madison

Obama Set to Allow Illegal Aliens to Join the U.S. Military

The idea that illegal aliens who meet the phony background checks taking place under DACA have somehow been “vetted” and are fit to serve in the United States military defies our experience in Iraq, Afghanistan and Ft. Hood.

Obama Allowing Illegals to Join US Military

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

As the country focused on the resignation of Eric Holder, the most lawless A.G. this nation has ever seen, Obama quietly issued an executive order to allow illegal immigrants to join the U.S. military.

Jack Lew: Decision on Exec. Action on Taxes 'In the Very Near Future'

Joseph Lawler, Washington Times

Speaking at an event on business taxes at the Urban Institute in D.C., Lew placed the responsibility on Congress to address so-called tax inversions, but said that the administration was prepared to step in if lawmakers don't move quickly enough.

Obama Eyes Exec. Action On Immigration By Sept.

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama could announce executive action on immigration, including a possible amnesty-like distribution of work permits to several million illegal immigrants, by early Sept., White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested Mon.

Obama Preps Next Border Action

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Obama is expected to take executive action to help illegals stay in the US while Congress is away on a 5-week recess. Obama and his allies believe his authority to act without legislative approval has been strengthened by congressional gridlock over comprehensive reform.

Are Obama's Immigration Moves Unstoppable?

Josh Gerstein, Politico

Lawyers are debating the legality of immigration-related exec. actions Obama is repotedly considering, but there’s broad agreement suing the president isn’t likely to work.

White House Expects GOP May Try to Impeach Obama

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Senior WH advisors are taking the possibility that Repubs. in the GOP-controlled House will try to impeach Obama (especially if he takes executive action to slow deportations) more seriously than many others in Washington.

Would a Boehner v. Obama Lawsuit Weaken or Strengthen the Constitution?

While the merits of any lawsuit against President Obama for abusive unilateral actions may seem clear, the issue of congressional standing is anything but that. And John Boehner is no constitutional strategist. 

Obama Pledges Executive Action on Amnesty

Amie Parnes, The Hill

Obama said he'd take executive actions to move forward with immigration reform after declaring any hopes for legislation dead. Obama blamed House R's for the stalemate on immigration, describing GOP leaders as “unwilling to stand up to the Tea Party.”

Boehner: House Will Sue Obama

Russell Berman, The Hill

Speaker John Boehner on Weds. said he plans to sue Obama on behalf of the House over his frequent use of executive actions that Republicans believe are beyond his authority.

James Madison Foresaw Illegal Immigration

Michael Bargo, Jr., American Thinker

In the past forty years, for the first time in U.S. history, this Federal power has been gradually usurped; not by states, as Madison feared, but by big city mayors seizing naturalization power through a series of Executive Orders.

Reid: Obama May Have to Act on Immigration

Seung Min Kim, Politico

Harry Reid said that the Obama administration will have to act alone on stemming deportations if the House doesn’t move on immigration reform by August's end. Dems think BHO has the capacity to move further in executive orders "to protect innocent people from deportation.”

Obama Using Pen to Override Congress in Push for Amnesty

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

The administration has moved via executive branch authority on numerous fronts in recent days to improve access to education for illegal immigrants and loosen visa restrictions for some foreign workers.

Congress Preps for Immigration Exec. Orders

WND Staff

The Hispanic Caucus has been pushing Obama to sign a pro-amnesty exec. order, but states may thwart Obama's plans. The CRS offered another report on the ability of states to restrict access by illegal aliens to public colleges and universities.

Latest Exec. Orders To Keep Focus On War On Women Rhetoric

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

With Dems. needing to turn out their base in Nov. and women comprising a significant part of it, Obama's striving to keep the so-called War on Women meme alive with two new pay-based executive actions, the full details of which will be announced on Tues.

GOP Takes On Obama's Broad Exec. Overreach

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Has Obama's impunity come to an end? After five years of his flouting the letter and spirit of the law in an increasingly brazen fashion, congressional Repubs. are ramping up their rhetoric about Obama's lawlessness, their most concerted effort on the issue to date.