Charles Krauthammer sat down with Greta Van Susteren tonight to react to the Supreme Court decision limiting President Obama‘s power of recess appointments. Krauthammer said Obama knows he’s “beyond the bounds” of the office, but at this point he feels he can “abuse the Constitution” if he needs to.
The 9-0 decision, he said, was a “major rebuke” to Obama which stated nothing more than if the Senate says it’s not in recess, it’s not in recess. And the fact the Supreme Court ruled this way suggests to Krauthammer that John Boehner‘s lawsuit against the president over executive actions “might succeed and Obama might lose.”
As for the president’s reaction, Krauthammer said Obama just doesn’t care what he does because he has an “ideological agenda he wants to enact.” And in Obama’s mind, he argued, Congress is “un-American” for not working with him, and therefore he should act in the best interests of the American people “even if he has to abuse the Constitution here or there.”
Watch the video below, via Fox News:
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