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Almost Half of House Republicans Vote to Empower Obama Czars

August 3, 2012
Madison Project

Last year, the Senate passed a preposterous bill sponsored by Chuck Schumer, which would eliminate the Senate confirmation requirement for hundreds of executive appointees.  S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act, would eliminate the confirmation requirement for 200 presidential appointees.  This bill would completely abrogate the safeguards against tyranny that were established in the “Appointments Clause” of the constitution.  More than half of Senate Republicans supported it.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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