Congressman Rice and STOP Cosponsors hold a press conference to discuss their efforts to STOP the President from ignoring the Separation of Powers
Congressman Rice was joined by his colleagues while speaking in favor of his STOP Resolution on the House Floor.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) released the following statement regarding the President’s 2015 budget request he sent Congress today, one month after it was due:
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) today released the following statement on returning $88,000 of his operating budget to the Treasury:
Members of Congress and constitutional law experts testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, warning that the legislative branch is in danger of ceding its power in the face of an “imperial presidency.”
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) will testify tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. before the House Judiciary Committee about recent executive overreaches and the legislative solution he introduced, H.Res. 442, to stop the President from bypassing Congress.
More than 100 House Republicans have now co-sponsored a measure to bring legal action against President Barack Obama for overstepping the boundaries of his executive authority.
President Obama's aggressive use of administrative power is testing the boundaries of executive authority on several fronts.
Obama throughout his presidency has pushed the envelope on recess appointments, prosecutorial discretion and the way his administration executes laws, drawing resistance from the other two branches of government.