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Sen. Mike Lee Grills Eric Holder on Executive Orders Overreach: ‘But You’re the Attorney General’

Sen. Mike Lee Grills Eric Holder on Executive Orders Overreach: ‘But You’re the Attorney General’ (via http://www.newsninja2012.com)

I applaud Mike Lee for this attack. This is likely America’s best alternative at keeping the President in check. If congress let’s him act without challenging him on his abuse of powers, overturning these decisions through activist judges will cost…



Mike Lee Gives Eric Holder the Grilling of a Lifetime Over Obama’s Use of Executive Orders: ‘I Respectfully, but Forcefully, Disagree’

Jason Howerton

Attorney General Eric Holder was unable to explain to Congress why President Barack Obama was within his constitutional limits when he issued an executive order to delay Obamacare’s employer mandate. The nation’s top law enforcement officer said he hasn’t looked at the analysis in “some time” and thus was unsure of where along the constitutional spectrum the order is permitted.

The surprising admission came after Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) grilled Holder for several minutes on the constitutional limits of executive orders and the executive branch during a Senate hearing on Wednesday.

“I’ll be honest with you, I have not seen — I don’t remember looking at or having seen the analysis in some time, so I’m not sure where along the spectrum that would come,” Holder replied after Lee pressed him about the employer mandate delay.

via Mike Lee Gives Eric Holder the Grilling of a Lifetime Over Obama’s Use of Executive Orders: ‘I Respectfully, but Forcefully, Disagree’ | Video | TheBlaze.com.

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