“I’ll be honest with you, I’m not interested in being filmed and berated by people who broke the law and are here illegally to try and convince me about policy," Sen. Rand Paul said before expressing sympathy for undocumented immigrants like the ones he just criticized.
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“The Democrats tried to pass [cap and trade] and they didn’t have enough votes so now they’re going to try to do this through executive edict, and I don’t think that’s legal,” Paul argued on Fox News Tuesday afternoon.
An Act of Congress limiting the president's power to strike Americans won't prevent people like John Yoo from claiming that the president can flout the law, but it will leave no doubt that the president is acting illegally if they do so.