(WASHINGTON TIMES) Brushing off a planned lawsuit by House Speaker John A. Boehner, the White House said Thursday it refuses to curtail its use of executive actions.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One that the lawsuit, which centers on what Republicans believe is Mr. Obama’s abuse of executive authority, is just another example of GOP obstructionism.
“The president is in no way considering scaling back” his executive actions, Mr. Earnest said. “It’s one thing for Republicans to try to block legislative remedies. It’s another thing to go to court to say that the president can’t act.”
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