January 15, 2015
Grounds for Impeachment
Breitbart -- January 14, 2015
Speaker Boehner Quotes All 22 Times Obama Has Said He Could Not Do Executive Amnesty
House Speaker John Boehner took to the House Floor Wednesday --- ahead of a series of votes to block President Barack Obama's executive amnesty --- to take the president to task for his executive orders on immigration.
In a pointed speech directed squarely at the president's actions, Boehner quoted each of the 22 times Obama has said he did not have the authority to do what he eventually did: unilaterally change the nation's immigration laws.
“We are dealing with a president who has ignored the people, has ignored the Constitution, and even his own past statements,” Boehner said. “In fact, on at least 22 occasions he said didn't have the authority to do exactly what he did.”
Boehner says the midterm elections were a signal from the American people that they want Congress to stand up to Obama and hold him accountable for his actions.
“And by our votes here, we will heed their will, and we will keep our oath to protect the Constitution of the United States of America,” he said....
March 31, 2008: “I take the Constitution very seriously. The biggest problems that we're facing right now have to do with [the president] trying to... not go through Congress at all. And that's what I intend to reverse when I'm President…”
May 19, 2008: “I believe in the Constitution and I will obey the Constitution of the United States.”
AND SO ON......