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Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency

Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency

Commented Jan 4, 2012 at 14:07:09 in Politics

“It turns out that the action not only contradicts long-standing practice, but also the view of the administration itself. In 2010, Deputy Solicitor General Neal Katyal explained to the Supreme Court the Obama administration’s view that recess appointments are only permissible when Congress is in recess for more than three days. Here’s the exchange with Chief Justice John Roberts:

CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS: And the recess appointment power doesn't work why?

MR. KATYAL: The -- the recess appointment power can work in -- in a recess. I think our office has opined the recess has to be longer than 3 days. And -- and so, it is potentially available to avert the future crisis that -- that could -- that could take place with respect to the board. If there are no other questions –

CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS: Thank you, counsel.”

howdouno on Jan 4, 2012 at 20:58:22

“Thank you for sharing that conclusive bit of evidence! So much for Obama the Consitutional law professor!”
Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency

Obama Skips Chance To Appoint Richard Cordray To Consumer Protection Agency

Commented Jan 4, 2012 at 13:49:46 in Politics

“I guess Raj Date would be upset to hear that the CFPB is leaderless.”
Iowa Caucus Night As Seen At CNN: Madcap, Hologrammed, Punch-Drunk (VIDEO)

Iowa Caucus Night As Seen At CNN: Madcap, Hologrammed, Punch-Drunk (VIDEO)

Commented Jan 4, 2012 at 14:28:20 in Media

“Gotta love bigots like Bruckley.”