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Jan 25, 2013 Comments Off Infidel

(CNSNews.com) - Former Attorney General Ed Meese says the U.S. House of Representatives should pass a resolution condemning President Barack Obama for acting unconstitutionally in appointing a director to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three members to the National Labor Relations Board without Senate confirmation and when Congress was still in session.

“I wish it would also be the Senate,” Meese told CNSNews.com, “but that probably wouldn’t happen because of the fact that [it is] in Democrat hands. But the House of Representatives should pass a sense of the House resolution condemning the president for this, so that the people themselves will understand that he is doing an unconstitutional act.”

On Jan. 4, President Barack Obama ostensibly used recess appointments to name Richard Cordray the director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and to name Sharon Block, Richard Griffin and Terence Flynn to the National Labor Relations Board.

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