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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.