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GOP flocks to bill curbing Obama's power
« on: February 17, 2014, 10:02:12 AM »

GOP flocks to bill curbing Obama's power

By Molly K. Hooper - 02/17/14 06:49 AM EST

Dozens of House Republicans have recently backed legislation that calls for legal action against President Obama.

Forty-three Republicans have cosponsored the resolution since Obama's State of the Union address, where he threatened to enact policies if Congress didn't act.

The "Stop This Overreaching Presidency (STOP)" measure, introduced by Rep. Tom Rice (S.C.), now has 104 co-sponsors, including Senate GOP hopeful Reps. Jack Kingston (Ga.), James Lankford (Okla.), Steve Stockman (Texas), Paul Broun (Ga.), Steve Daines (Mont.) and Phil Gingrey (Ga.).

In an interview with The Hill, Rice explained that STOP resolution is aimed at reversing Obama's delay of the employer mandate, enactment of the DREAM Act, extension of "substandard" health insurance plans and ending work requirements for welfare.

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