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By Rep. Tom Rice
In 1792, when charged with enforcing an unpopular tax on whiskey in the face of rebellion, President George Washington noted in a letter to Alexander Hamilton, “It is my duty to see the Laws executed: to permit them to be trampled upon with impunity would be repugnant to” that duty.
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.”
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.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Voters in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee had a choice in 2012 to elect the first US representative from newly created District 7 - and voters chose Tom Rice.
The Obama Administration's State Department has issued its final opinion on the Keystone pipeline. It concludes that the pipeline will have no material adverse environmental impact.
Freshman South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice said he is gaining new sponsors by the day for a U.S. House resolution that would allow legislators to take legal action against the president for “unlawful” executive orders.
Rice represents the state’s Seventh District, which includes Myrtle Beach.
A dozen House Republicans on Tuesday pressed their leadership to move ahead with a federal lawsuit challenging President Obama's use of executive power.
A group of House Republicans is pushing a resolution to bring legal action against President Barack Obama for overstepping his authority in executive orders.
DILLON, SC (WMBF) Dillon County leaders are taking a new approach to job creation. A new theme song and brand for the county was recently announced.
"One of things that's most important to me. I've tried very hard to remain here in Dillon, because I've seen the consequences of families picking up and leaving," said Natalia McLeod.