GOP Sens. Blast Obama's NLRB Appointments In DC Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (September 26, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT) -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday filed an amicus brief in a case before the D.C. Circuit challenging the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's so-called recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, saying the move "eviscerated" Senate powers.

The brief argues that Obama didn't have the power to make the Jan. 4 recess appointments to the NLRB because the Senate was in session at the time they were made. The filing was signed by 42 of 47 Senate Republicans.

Echoing criticism of the recess appointments, Senate Minority...
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