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Announcement - Meeting Announcement for H. Res. ___ [OJ MARKUP]

Jul 22, 2014

The Committee on Rules will meet on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM in H-313 The Capitol on the following measure:

  • H. Res. ___ —Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States. [OJ MARKUP]

Press Release - Rules Committee Convenes Legal Experts to Examine the President’s Failure to Faithfully Execute the Law

Jul 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Rules Committee held a hearing today on a draft resolution that would provide authority to initiate a lawsuit on behalf of the House of Representatives against the President for failing to carry out his duties under the Constitution.  The Committee convened a panel of outside legal experts to discuss the resolution and the rationale for reaffirming the supremacy of the legislative branch in lawmaking in light of overreach by the executive branch.  

Press Release - Rules Committee Convenes Legal Experts to Examine the President’s Failure to Faithfully Execute the Law

Jul 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Rules Committee held a hearing today on a draft resolution that would provide authority to initiate a lawsuit on behalf of the House of Representatives against the President for failing to carry out his duties under the Constitution.  The Committee convened a panel of outside legal experts to discuss the resolution and the rationale for reaffirming the supremacy of the legislative branch in lawmaking in light of overreach by the executive branch.  

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