Vice President Biden announced today he will present his recommendations by next Tuesday to President Obama - recommendations that the Vice President says will include having the President issue executive orders to effectively maneuver around the 2nd Amendment.
This Presidential power grab isn't going to work. You don't change a constitutional amendment by executive fiat. Our system doesn't work that way.
Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise put it this way: "Vice President Biden would do well to read the 2nd Amendment and revisit the meaning of the phrase 'shall not be infringed.' Bypassing Congress to implement radical policies is never acceptable."
As I told Megyn Kelly on FOX News today, such a move by President Obama would be very concerning. It would be different if Congress had passed legislation addressing the issue. But that's not the case here. An executive order to alter the 2nd Amendment won't fly.
President Obama has a penchant for presidential power plays. He has been following his own playbook since January 2014 when he declared: “I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone” – his promise to do all that he could to bypass Congress – relying on Executive Orders and actions instead of legislation.
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