Boehner Takes First Step to Sue Obama


boehnerWell, this is really happening. Speaker of the House John Boehner asked his chamber to authorize taking President Obama to court. The draft resolution alleges that Obama changed the Affordable Care Act, a law, without Congress voting.

“No president should have the power to make laws on his or her own,” Boehner said in a statement. (Obama delayed the employer mandate for insurance one year.)

Next Wednesday, the House Rules Committee will hold its first hearing on the resolution, deciding whether or not to authorize a lawsuit. Earlier on Thursday, Obama addressed the GOP members calling for the suit at an event in Texas: “Really? Really? For what? You’re going to sue me for doing my job?” Read more at

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Hand-waving to divert the House from moving to IMPEACHMENT. He is a status-quo, power-happy establishment type who does not want to steer the boat, just drift in it as it nears the shoals. Of course Obama is not doing the job of President, but Republicans in Washington seem unable to put that in clear and strong language to rebut his bluster.

  2. Boehner is trying to bite off the nose of Mr. Obama, but it is very possible that Mr. Obama is not biting his own cure either. Interesting times.