Add First Lady Michelle Obama and various members of the Democratic Party to the chorus of politicos discussing the possibility of impeaching President Barack Obama.
The First Lady warned a group of donors that, “If we lose these midterm elections, it’s going to be a whole lot harder to finish what we started because we’ll just see more of the same out in Washington – more obstructions, more lawsuits, and talk about impeachment.”
A series of fundraising email blasts was then sent on behalf of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee begging immediate donations to thwart a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate. “ALL GIFTS TODAY ARE TRIPLE-MATCHED!” blared the emails.
Despite all this, impeachment is still seen in most quarters as far-fetched. Simple math says…[more]
For all the heated political rhetoric and hard-hitting campaign ads, there is a little-discussed reality that should be remembered – Republicans and Democrats agree that Medicare needs reform.
They also agree that the senior-focused entitlement system should reroute money toward elements that work and reduce funding for those that don’t. And while they disagree on which programs should be promoted or pruned, their biggest difference is over whether to get public support before implementing their reforms.
Simply put, Republicans like Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) are engaged in a…
"Congress can overturn an executive order. It can overturn parts of an executive order. If the executive order is based on a statute, Congress can change the statute, thereby nullifying the order. Congress can also refuse to fund activities stemming from all or part of the executive order. ... In addition, a targeted move to overturn an executive order on immigration -- an order which could, according…[more]
—Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent
— Byron York, The Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent