Syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer has long opposed the president’s amnesty action deferring deportation for close to five million people. He doubled down after the Obama-appointed attorney general hopeful Loretta Lynch saw no problem with the executive action and suggested that illegals have a civil right to citizenship and employment.
On Wednesday’s Special Report with Bret Baier, Krauthammer responded to Congress’ lawsuit against Obama for his constitutional overreach by suggesting that while “suing in principle is okay,” the power of the purse would ultimately be the best way to counter the action.
“There will be private suits, and I think it will take a while, but eventually I would suspect that the Court, as constituted today, would decide that this is an unconstitutional abuse of power,” Krauthammer said. “But that will be years down the road, Obama will be out of office, and it will be extremely hard in the real world to re-illegalize people who have been essentially legalized.”
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h/t: National Review