Battle over presidential recess appointments heads to Supreme Court

Battle over presidential recess appointments heads to Supreme Court

Via Fox News & The Associated Press- The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a politically charged dispute between President Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions. The case being argued at the high court is the first in the nation's history to consider the meaning of the provision of the Constitution that allows the president to make temporary appointments to positions that otherwise require Senate confirmation, but only when the Senate is in recess. The court battle is an outgrowth of increasing partisanship and … [Read more...]