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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.  

Press Release - Sessions: House Will Defend the Constitution Against Presidential Overreach

Jul 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding the unveiling of a draft House resolution to authorize a lawsuit on behalf of the House of Representatives regarding the President’s repeated refusal to abide by his oath of office and faithfully execute the law as required by the Constitution:

Press Release - Sessions: House Acts to Unleash American Energy and Create Jobs

Jun 26, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act; H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act; and H.R. 4899, the Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act of 2014:

Press Release - Rules Subcommittee Examines Biennial Budgeting

Jun 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – The Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process held a hearing today on legislation that would establish a biennial budgeting process. The hearing, which was chaired by Subcommittee Chairman Rob Woodall (R-GA), discussed H.R. 1869, the Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2014, a bill  introduced by Representative Reid Ribble (R-WI).

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