Obama's immigration order an overreach of power?
Author David Limbaugh explains
- Duration 4:20
- Date Jun 19, 2012
Author David Limbaugh explains
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When -- -- -- over the president's decision to sidestep congress and stop the deportation of some 800000 young illegal immigrants some critics call the move backdoor amnesty and a massive overreach of the president's powers.
My next guest says well he actually predicted the president's decision before it even happened.
Joining me now as conservative columnist and author of the book the great destroyer Barack Obama's war on the republic.
David lived by David welcome back on the program thank you Megan -- they have this new book coming out in it on page six I think you say you talk about president Obama's promise to sidestep congress.
Via executive Fiat in his immigration policy yeah I mean that's what's happened on Friday.
Yes and -- later told the -- he couldn't do everything you wanted to do and they turnaround bit and I think probably because he's falling down the polls economic policies are falling flat.
But he the director of ice immigration.
And customs enforcement issues enforcement memo directing ICG ICE agents prosecutors.
And her attorneys to exercise prosecutorial discretion which is a euphemism for don't deport.
Itself at the and -- that was for the people who have lived here a long time -- served in the military who had been students so as it kind of anticipated what he did full blown the other day.
Charles crime Krauthammer it's time call an outright lawlessness.
And and also the idea.
In March 2012.
That after the DREAM Act have been defeated.
The -- not too long before the Department of Homeland Security issues are proposing new order making it easier for immigrants.
Two -- -- an immediate family members of immigrants to apply for permanent residency so it's more backdoor amnesty he can't get.
About in the book because President Bush came under a lot of fire for against so called imperial -- writes me.
For bypassing congress it was more in the field of national security -- yes bush was post 9/11 he did a lot of things that people felt were unprecedented and inappropriate.
Because they weren't.
-- didn't have the approval of congress you talk in this book about how in your view that is nothing compared to what Barack Obama has -- Not to mention that Obama is going around killing people he may not be interrogating enhanced in -- I drugs yes so so he's done a lot of things he criticized bush for.
But on other fronts Obama's just been completely lawless and and violent and of the constitution.
Recess appointments when the senate wasn't even and risk recess of the panel are being members which -- used within a very bipartisan process Richard court -- to the community finance protection board.
He ignored fast and furious requests I heard you on that promo he's now subject to contempt action listen to this woman No Child Left Behind act.
He issued waivers to states.
-- from their requirement that they need math proficiency tests under the -- up in exchange for.
Following the Obama administration's guidelines on education to circumventing congress implementing his own law.
Solyndra he subordinated taxpayer loans.
Two private investors just like -- done in the GM Chrysler thing.
168 million dollars it's estimated that it costs the taxpayers he he pressured his administration pressured.
The board of directors of slander to delay it layoffs to until after the November election they knew that the business was imploding it was going to be a debacle that cost -- taxpayers forty million extra.
-- -- -- because you've done -- comprehensive list and it goes not yes yes.
Is this so unusual you know does -- president is it unusual for a president to use the power of the overall office to push their agenda.
When he has a congress that he views as obstructionist.
Why is getting increasingly that way it seems that Obama's taken it to a new level.
It used to be that presidents who didn't agree with the constitutionality of the law might be lax on its enforcement -- might refuse to force.
But John you and on ricochet hit.
I written a post and talked about how this is an impressive because he did this on immigration holy for policy reasons there's no culpable claim that it's unconstitutional.
And immigration laws that are on the books right at that everybody that that's correct the deportation it's there's a lot of controversy about that now I want to ask you is this.
Is this kind of thing that people may recognize him famous last name yes and there is a relation yes -- yes so it's physically I think you and rush -- argue but as he'll go through this and say you're being too tough on Obama I'll.
It's -- -- know not well not exactly would ground me if I wasn't as tough on -- David Limbaugh the book is called the great destroyer it is available now we appreciate being thank you so much made all of us Richard it is.