John Boehner is planning to file a lawsuit against President Obama, claiming that the president has abused his executive powers.
The House Speaker says that Obama has ignored the laws and brags about it. John Boehner claims that the lawsuit has nothing to do with attempting to impeach the president — “it’s about him faithfully executing the laws of this country.”
“My view is the president has not faithfully executed the laws,” he said. “What we have seen clearly over the last five years is an effort to erode the power of the Legislative Branch.”
The House Speaker’s refers to Obama’s strategy of seeking out policy changes without the approval of Congress. Boehner has yet to file the lawsuit but he says he will do so soon.
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