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Boehner’s Lawyer Penned a Great Argument Against His Lawsuit

Boehner’s Lawyer Penned a Great Argument Against His Lawsuit

The lawyer who is representing John Boehner in his suit against President Obama has already argued that the suit has no legal standing. Elizabeth Price Foley wrote in the Daily Caller in February: When a president delays or exempts people from a law — so-called benevolent suspensions — who has standing to sue him? Generally, [...]

Laurence Tribe Explains Why John Boehner Has No Case Against Obama

Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe explained to my radio audience that John Boehner has no standing to sue President Obama. Tribe taught both Obama and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and weighs in on them as well. He also discusses his feelings about how and why his own opportunity the sit in the High [...]

Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama Begins

The House Speaker is suing specifically over President Obama’s 2013 decision to delay implementation of the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. This is ironic, given that the last thing Boehner and Republicans wanted was a mandate in the Affordable Care Act. Or the Affordable Care Act. Boehner’s office released a draft document on Thursday of [...]

Boehner: ‘I disagree’ with Sarah Palin on impeaching Obama

House Speaker John Boehner was wise to speak out about Sarah Palin’s “impeach Obama” media tour. Two words was all it took on Wednesday for House Speaker John Boehner to shoot down fellow Republican Sarah Palin’s call to impeach President Barack Obama. “I disagree,” Boehner told reporters at a regular press briefing. Palin, the former [...]

House Republicans Want To Make Lawsuit Against Obama Into Political Theater

And that’s what it is: a show. What it is not is a serious political play that will do anyone any good. And it will backfire on a party best known for just saying “no.” Said a GOP aide: “In theory, you could report out a resolution tomorrow and vote on it. But that is [...]

The Futility Of The Boehner Lawsuit

The lawsuit by Speaker Boehner against the President has always had the hallmarks of a political stunt.  To anyone who studies the law, however, it is clear that it has no real substantive basis: So, even if Obama was refusing to enforce the law, as Boehner suggests, successful litigation of the matter could prove difficult. [...]

President Obama To John Boehner: F**k Your Lawsuit

On the heels of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) decision to file a lawsuit against President Obama for Presidenting While Black, the President announced this afternoon that he will take any and all executive actions he can in order to fix our immigration system. In a fifteen-minute Rose Garden address, Obama lashed out at Republicans [...]

The Embarrassing Hole In Boehner’s Plan to Sue ‘King’ Obama

The problem is that, by House Speaker John Boehner’s standards, President Obama has been less of a “king” than his predecessors. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "705dc23b-dd59-4435-8e9e-18d0875a1fe1"; // ]]> Now read this:Another Obama Offense: He Cut In Line At A BBQ Joint (Jul 11, 2014) Militia Man Who Threatens Obama On Facebook Keeps Returning [...]

Boehner Suing Obama With Taxpayer Dollars

So-called budget hawks should take note that House Speaker John Boehner is suing the White House with taxpayer dollars. It’s an exercise in futility that will only add to the toxic atmosphere in Washington and in the country. …Boehner said he planned to file a lawsuit alleging that Obama has abused his executive authority by [...]

Boehner To Sue Obama

Boehner To Sue Obama

House Speaker John Boehner announced his plan to sue President Obama for taking executive actions without consulting Congress. Never mind that every president has done this. John Boehner has decided to add to the toxic atmosphere in Washington and, rather than move his party forward with ideas to help solve our problems, has decided to [...]

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