John Boehner Will Initiate a Lawsuit Against President Obama

Executive actions would be at the heart of the action.

Speaker of the House John Boehner (C), R-OH and National Security Advisor Susan Rice listen as US President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Syria during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House in Washington, DC, September 3, 2013.
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Elahe Izad
June 25, 2014, 9:24 a.m.

House Speak­er John Boehner told re­port­ers Wed­nes­day that he’s plan­ning to start a law­suit against Pres­id­ent Obama and his ad­min­is­tra­tion over the White House’s use of ex­ec­ut­ive ac­tions.

“The Con­sti­tu­tion makes it clear that it’s the pres­id­ent’s job to faith­fully ex­ecute the laws, and, in my view, the pres­id­ent hasn’t faith­fully ex­ecuted the laws,” Boehner said.