Supreme Court will determine if Obama overstepped authority

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The Supreme Court will take up the case of President Obama’s 2012 “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board when the U.S. Senate was on a short break and not technically in recess.

The announcement came Monday morning that the case will be heard this fall, the LA Times reported.

“[I]t is likely to yield an important decision on the constitutional powers of the president to execute the duties of his office in the face of Senate opposition,” the Times said. “It could also have an effect on President Obama’s final years in the White House.”

The court will determine if Obama overstepped his presidential authority by making these appointments using a “clause in the Constitution that says ‘the President shall have the power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate,’” the article said.

According to Politico, “Two federals appeals courts, the D.C. Circuit and the Philadelphia-based Third Circuit, have ruled against the president.”

The Obama Administration appealed the lower court rulings to the Supreme Court.

 More from the LA Times.

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