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Texas AG Just Threw A Glorious Legal Wrench
In Biden’s Unconstitutional $1.7 Trillion
Spending Spree

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Posted By: Skinnydip, 4/6/2023 9:03:52 AM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a federal court on Tuesday to bar the Biden administration from enforcing the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, claiming Congress failed to constitutionally pass the massive spending bill. While the court is unlikely to freeze the entire $1.7 trillion appropriation, Texas presents a strong case for halting two aspects of the bill. In February, the Texas attorney general sued the Biden administration, arguing the House of Representatives lacked the constitutionally mandated quorum to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023. Paxton is now seeking a preliminary injunction to bar the federal government from enforcing the law.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mcscow sailor 4/6/2023 9:12:32 AM (No. 1442218)
It’s about time to put a lid on spending
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Reply 2 - Posted by: downnout 4/6/2023 9:42:35 AM (No. 1442244)
This will put the Supremes in a bit of a quandary….do they support the Constitution or not?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 4/6/2023 9:42:51 AM (No. 1442245)
Why can't a fait accompli be turned back to a fait non-accompli?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 4/6/2023 10:02:45 AM (No. 1442261)
Constitution? We don't need no stinkin' Constitution. Well, maybe as a quaint historical thingy for the school kids to visit on their bus tours to DC, but that's about it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Zeek Wolfe 4/6/2023 10:04:01 AM (No. 1442264)
Sorry, Paxton does not seem to understand modern American jurisprudence and the Democrat party. This suit goes nowhere.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone 4/6/2023 10:05:35 AM (No. 1442266)
Looks like Biden and the Democrats just made mass uncontrolled illegal immigration legal, and that one of the prime objectives of that change in the immigration laws is to flood the USA with an unlimited number of mostly all poor and uneducated illegal aliens from the third world who fit within the minority group categories of Democrat identity politics. The Democrat objective in doing that is to get as many as possible such illegal aliens as possible borrowed into the USA with the guise that they will be required to attend an immigration court hearing maybe five or ten years into the future. But instead the Democrats intend that just about all of those illegal aliens be granted a future Democrat designed “comprehensive path to citizenship” amnesty that would set up a pathway to granting them US citizenship and U.S. voting rights. Once that occurs the Democrats believe that by permanently changing both the electoral and population demographics of much of the USA to the point where the country ends up with a minority-majority population favoring the socialist Democrat political agenda, eventually causing a good number of the current Republican States, including Texas, to permanently change to Democrat States making it impossible for the Republicans to win future General Elections because the Democrats will have a lock on an unassailable number of electoral votes. In addition the tens of millions of illegal aliens who the Democrats are allowing into the USA will be counted in future U.S. Censuses resulting in many congressional districts being redistricted to the Democrat run big cities and areas with increased population numbers consisting of illegal aliens where leftist Democrat candidates running in the resulting elections caused by that increased population because of the massive influx of illegal aliens into those cities and areas, resulting in the Democrats from then on attaining a permanent majority of seats in the House of Representatives. So you can see why Texas is concerned and why the wimpy Republicans had better wake up.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bubby 4/6/2023 10:43:38 AM (No. 1442305)
It's not a wrench it's more like a little speed bump! The Constitution isn't followed by anyone any more including the Supreme Corrupt Court!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDConservative 4/6/2023 10:52:40 AM (No. 1442317)
Interesting argument, and likely a loser. The Constitution does not actually define a quorum as PRESENT and voting, and the House sets its own rules regarding voting procedures. I would imagine the House Parliamentarian ruled on the issue of proxy and quorum. No court will substitute its judgement, and likely will claim no jurisdiction over Congressional procedures.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: cedar 4/6/2023 11:17:20 AM (No. 1442338)
Brilliant move, Texas!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: smokincol 4/6/2023 11:17:36 AM (No. 1442339)
the Judiciary is as compromised and anti-American as the House of Hate on Pennsylvania Ave
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bur Oak 4/6/2023 11:40:53 AM (No. 1442351)
The judiciary will torture the Constitution until it reads like they want.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney 4/6/2023 1:23:21 PM (No. 1442423)
This will go nowhere.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Zigrid 4/7/2023 10:53:39 AM (No. 1443141)
Congratulations to Texas...once again...they stopped Obama in his tracks....and just in time for his Friday evening cocktail party...he lost two big ones this week...his attempt to embarrassed President Trump in court only increased President Trump's approval numbers and fattened the MAGA purse with the millions that were raised....nazi soros and Obama may have won in Wisconsin...but they lost big time in New York...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: mc squared 4/7/2023 11:48:39 AM (No. 1443194)
# 2: No quandary - they'll do what they're told to do.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/7/2023 10:29:25 PM (No. 1443458)
At what point do we officially change our name from America, to Cloward-Piven, Inc.? There would probably be a bit of outcry or at least a whisper, if it were named The United States of the Cloward-Piven Perversion.
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