Tag: Executive Order

Chairman Gowdy: The President Does Not Make Law

Chairman Gowdy testified before the House Rules Committee in support of a resolution allowing the Speaker of the House to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Court litigation United States v. Texas.

Chairman Gowdy: One Person Does Not Make Law

House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) spoke on the House floor in support of H. Res. 639, Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al.

Illegal immigrants could receive Social Security, Medicare under Obama action

Under President Obama’s new program to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, many of those affected will be eligible to receive Social Security, Medicare and a wide array of other federal benefits, a White House official said Tuesday.   In his speech Thursday night, the president touted his plan as a means of bringing […]

Obama signs executive action delaying deportations for millions of illegal immigrants

President Obama signed two executive actions on Friday that would delay deportation for millions of illegal immigrants. The president, who signed the controversial policies aboard Air Force One, then spoke about his action at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas.   Del Sol is the same school where he laid out his blueprint for […]

Obama heads to Vegas to rally support for immigration overhaul

Determined to go it alone, President Obama will head to Nevada on Friday to sign an executive order granting “deferred action” to two illegal immigrant groups- parents of United States citizens or legal permanent residents who have been in the country for five years, and young people who who were brought into the country illegally […]

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.” The moves, affecting mostly parents and young people, marked the most sweeping changes to the nation’s fractured immigration laws in nearly […]

Sen. Sessions reacts: We must stop Emperor Obama

Americans defeated President Obama’s disastrous amnesty plans both in Congressand at the voting booth. Tonight, President Obama defied an entire nation and declared that he will impose his rejected amnesty through the brute force of executive order.   President Obama’s executive amnesty will provide an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants with the exact benefits Congress […]

‘The Emancipation Proclamation Was an Executive Order’

“Does the public know the Emancipation Proclamation was an executive order?” Pelosi asked reporters Thursday. “People have to understand how presidents have made change in our country, Congress catching up, and in the case of Ronald Reagan, improving what Congress has done.” Obama is poised to announce his long-anticipated executive actions on immigration Thursday night. […]

House lawsuit doesn’t stop Obama executive orders

The House’s vote to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly abusing his executive authority won’t dissuade him from keeping up his executive action drive, administration officials said Thursday as they discussed the latest step in the president’s “pen and phone” campaign to evade congressional gridlock. Obama’s latest move is an executive order he plans to […]