D.C. Circuit says Obama’s recess appointments are invalid

Court says president didn’t have power to make three NLRB appointments last year

The D.C. Circuit issued a significant decision last week that boldly challenges President Obama’s executive power.

On Friday, a unanimous three-judge panel for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the president violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate and appointed Sharon Block, Richard Griffin and Terence Flynn to fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last year.

Ashley Post

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