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By Betsy McCaughey
Columnist 

Defunding: the framers' remedy for presidential lawlessness

 


Two weeks ago, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee voted to strip the scandal-ridden Internal Revenue Service of nearly one-quarter of its 2014 budget as punishment for its targeting of political groups and its costly boondoggles. Shockingly, Senate Democrats voted to increase the IRS’ budget.

Last week, numerous Republicans in both houses of Congress threatened to cut off all funding for the federal government as of Oct. 1 in response to President Obama’s unconstitutional stance that he can pick and choose which parts of Obamacare he will implement. On July 3, the Oba...



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