That's a different matter; however, the line between exercising the discretion to enforce, or not enforce, a law and enforcing a law that wasn't written in the first place, is not the most clear-cut of lines.
They also pointed out there was a lot of constitutional questions about how they took a bill which had zero to do with the AFA that had come over from the house and stripped everything except the number on the bill out of the bill and inserted Obamacare in the Senate and then that is the bill they passed. They said this habit of stripping out bills passed as one thing in the house and replacing with something entirely different in the senate and then passing it without running it back past the house is unconstitutional as well.
Once the Democrats all had their 5 minute rants and left the room the testimony was beyond enlightening as all the men testifying went beyond their personal beliefs and stuck strictly to the constitution in their replies and testimony.
I was glad happyg posted it was on and I was able to watch most of it. Almost like auditing a constitutional law class over a cup of coffee.