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White House on SOTU: Obama to Announce Executive Orders on Minimum Wage, Job Training, Retirement in Effort to Bypass Congress

President Barack Obama will lay out a strategy for getting around a divided Congress and boosting middle-class prosperity on Tuesday in a State of the Union speech that reflects scaled-back legislative ambitions after a difficult year.

Obama will make clear in his 9 p.m. address that he is willing to bypass U.S. lawmakers and go it alone in some areas by announcing a series of executive actions that do not require congressional approval.

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  • Sevo||

    Obo 1st has spoken! All bow to Ob 1st!

  • Sevo||

    Oh, and:
    "President Barack Obama will lay out a strategy for [...] boosting middle-class prosperity"

    Which is one more lie.

  • Jesus H. Christ||

    He really thinks congress is just an inconvenience that can simply be stepped around. No co-equal branches, no checks and balances. So much for being a Constitutional scholar. What also gets me is Congress just putting up with it, both parties knowing they will get another chance for their chosen ones to be Emperor.