Democrats Defend an Indefensible Abuse of Executive Power

Following the filing of an amicus brief by congressional Democrats in support of President Barack Obama’s illegal executive actions, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented:

“Democrats are defending the indefensible. The Constitution clearly delineates the powers of each branch of the federal government. Congress is given sole authority to make law, and the president is given the responsibility of enforcing it. There is no special clause in the Constitution that gives the president power to enact his agenda when Congress disagrees with him.”

“This pending case highlights the importance of the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Another radical liberal justice could allow the executive branch to continue consuming more power and continue to blur constitutional lines that make the American experiment so unique.”

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