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Judges slap down Obama ‘recess appointments’

Judges slap down Obama 'recess appointments.' Case headed to Supreme Court? The partisan battle over “recess appointments” took a new turn Friday when a federal appeals court ruled that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made such appointments to fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In…

Fox News analyst: Obama a ‘vigilante’ for making recess appointments

A Fox News legal analyst asserted on Thursday that President Barack Obama became a “vigilante” by making recess appointments this week. The White House announced on Wednesday that the president would be appointing former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three others to the…

Senate’s top partisans trade positions on recess appointments

Two of the top partisans in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday found themselves diametrically opposed to their former positions on presidential recess appointments, with each man virtually swapping their closely held views for their opponents’ with regards to the always-controversial tactic. Issuing his rebuke of President Barack Obama’s decision on…

Democrats agree to block Obama nominees

In a stunning alliance between Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans, Senate Democratic leadership quietly agreed Wednesday evening to block President Barack Obama from making recess appointments while senators return home to campaign for midterm elections, according to a Congressional newspaper. The move involves Senate leadership holding “pro-forma” sessions of the…

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