Appeals court fires back at Obama over his SCOTUS remarks

Rick Moran
Cry Havoc! And let slip the dogs of war! So says the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals who has challenged the Obama administration to show why the courts don't have the power to overturn Obamacare. CBS: In the escalating battle between the administration and the judiciary, a federal appeals court apparently is calling the president's bluff -- ordering the Justice Department to answer by Thursday whether the Obama Administration believes that the courts have the right to strike down a federal law, according to a lawyer who was in the courtroom. The order, by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, appears to be in direct response to the president's comments yesterday about the Supreme Court's review of the health care law. Mr. Obama all but threw down the gauntlet with the justices, saying he was "confident" the Court would not "take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a...(Read Full Post)

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