Created on 11 January 2016
Just this past week our President decided the time to “make his mark” on gun control was rapidly drawing to a close. So he chose to do what he has long threatened to do and simply bypass Congress and make law by Executive Order. Never mind the fact it can be claimed EOs have no real Constitutional basis – they have been used for too long by Presidents of both parties to expect they’re going to go away. But President Obama has taken their use - or perhaps abuse is a better word - to a whole new level.
To read the White House Fact Sheet, go here:
And do not expect Congress to do anything about this latest… Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader McConnell have expressed no interest in fighting him on this. They state “…the courts won’t let this stand.” …and just how many years will that take? Politics as usual presumably.