Well, there’s one Republican in Congress who isn’t afraid of offending President Obama. Texas Rep. Steve Stockman says he will file articles of impeachment if Obama tries to enact gun control through executive action.
Stockman warned that such executive orders would be “unconstitutional” and “infringe on our constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms.”
“I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment,” Stockman said in a statement.
At his press conference Monday, Obama floated the possibility of using executive action to enact policies aimed at reducing gun violence.
The freshman congressman, who served one term in Congress in the mid-1990s, further labeled the possibility “an existential threat to this nation” because, he said, the purpose of the Second Amendment is to allow the people to protect themselves from tyranny. (Read More)
While on the subject of impeachment, they might want to get to the bottom of what really happened in Benghazi.