Well, we all know by now that President Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor relations panel. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said that Obama did not have the power to make three recess appointments last year to the National Labor Relations Board.
So, what is the administrations response?
Carney [Obama’s spokesman] and the NLRB claimed the case would not affect the board’s operations.
NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce said the board “respectfully disagrees with today’s decision and believes that the president’s position in the matter will ultimately be upheld.”
He said “we will continue to perform our statutory duties and issue decisions.”
If the decision stands, it could also invalidate hundreds of board decisions made over the past year. Which goes along with the hundreds invalidated by the SCOTUS meaning no decisions made by the board have been valid since 2007.
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