In a letter to Obama on Wednesday, Byrd complained about Obama’s decision to create White House offices on health reform, urban affairs policy, and energy and climate change. Byrd said such positions “can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances. At the worst, White House staff have taken direction and control of programmatic areas that are the statutory responsibility of Senate-confirmed officials.”
While it’s rare for Byrd to criticize a president in his own party, Byrd is a stern constitutional scholar who has always stood up for the legislative branch in its role in checking the power of the White House. Read More
We’re seeing more and more criticism adding up on Obama and his policies! With his approval rating going down below 60% for the first time. This is takeing place in a short time of 2 months, if it keeps going down at this pace it will not be long that Obama will start feeling the effects.