On Wednesday, President Obama announced four recess appointments.  The only problem is that the U.S. Senate is not in recess and many critics say Obama flagrantly violated the U.S. Constitution. Is there any precedent for this? Does it matter that the Senate is in session on a pro forma basis right now? What options does Congress have in response?

We discuss it all with Louisiana Sen. David Vitter. 

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