House GOP Approves Obama Lawsuit


john-boehnerOn Wednesday, House Republicans gave Speaker John Boehner the approval to go ahead with a lawsuit against President Obama, alleging he overreached his powers in executing the Affordable Care Act. In an almost exact party-line vote, 225 Republicans voted in support and 201 Democrats voted against authorizing the federal suit.

Democrats have accused Republicans of using the suit as a first step towards impeaching Obama, though Republicans have refuted this. Earlier Wednesday, Obama denounced the prospective suit as a “political stunt” and told Republicans to “stop just hating all the time.” Read more at the Washington Post.

{Andy Newscenter}


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