High court skeptical of Obama recess appointments

In this Dec. 19, 2013 file photo, a view of the Supreme Court can be seen from the view from near the top of the Capitol Dome on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in a clash between President Obama and Senate Republicans over the power granted the president in the Constitution to make temporary appointments to fill high-level positions. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on President Barack Obama’s use of a provision of the Constitution to make temporary appointments to high-level positions over the objection of Senate Republicans.

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