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Linda Chavez: Obama rewriting the rulebook on separation of powers

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House Speaker John Boehner has had enough of executive usurpation of power. He announced this week that he will ask the House of Representatives to file suit against President Obama for ignoring laws the president doesn't like and for using agency rule-making, executive orders, memoranda and even simple letters to accomplish that on which the president can't get Congress to act. When our framers wrote the U.S. Constitution, they envisioned a separation of powers between ...

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