By Jeff Simpson
Paul Ryan (R-Wall St.) was Captain Constitution every time President Obama signed an executive order:
Top House Republicans slammed President Obama’s embrace of executive action to move his agenda forward on Sunday, saying the president’s freelancing creates a trust deficit that makes bipartisan legislating more difficult.Now that The Donald has somehow been elected to the Presidency, he is in a fever pitch to sign as many executive orders as he can. Captain Constitution Paul Ryan's response:
“We have an increasingly lawless presidency where he is actually doing the job of Congress, writing new policies and new laws without going through Congress. Presidents don't write laws, Congress does,” Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told ABC. “Executive orders are one thing, but executive orders that actually change the statute, that's totally different.”
Opps, sorry that was supposed to be off the record.
Here is his official response:
No wonder Paul Ryan made an appearance on Wikipedia (under invertebrates):
Which is why Charley Pierce, blogger extraordinaire calls Paul The Biggest Fake Ever!