From the Heritage Foundation:
Members of Congress are fed up with President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power.
Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would allow congressional lawsuits against Obama for his failure to enforce federal laws. The sponsor of the ENFORCE the Law Act, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), spoke of the President’s overreach in a boisterous speech on the House floor.
“How does going from being a senator to a president rewrite the constitution?” he said, adding that, “We are not a country where the ends justify the means no matter how good your motivations may be.”
Gowdy argued that other arms of the executive branch are reviewed, checked, and disciplined “because process matters.”
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