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Hice Statement on U.S. v Texas Supreme Court Decision

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Washington, June 23, 2016 | comments

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Hice released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 4-4 split decision in the United States v. Texas case:

“Time after time, the President has ignored the separation of powers and the role of Congress to legislate. Today’s decision by the Supreme Court was a victory and a reminder that the President and his Administration cannot unilaterally rewrite our Nation’s immigration laws.

These executive actions clearly exceed his Constitutional authority, and I am proud that the State of Texas, along with 25 other states, including Georgia, initiated a lawsuit challenging this overreach. The Court’s action sent a clear message that the President is not above the law or our Constitution. I applaud this ruling, and I will continue to work with my colleagues to stop this President’s reckless executive fiats.”


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