Obama’s Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage For Employees of Federal Contractors Unconstitutional According To Supreme Court…

Obama’s Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage For Employees of Federal Contractors Unconstitutional According To Supreme Court…

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As if Obama gives a sh*t what the Supreme Court or Constitution says.

Via NRO:

The president issued an executive order last week purporting to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour. The order is unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court made clear in Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer that “the President’s power, if any, to issue the [executive] order must stem either from an act of Congress or from the Constitution itself.” Furthermore, “when the president takes measures incompatible with the expressed or implied will of Congress, his power is at its lowest ebb, for then he can rely only upon his own constitutional powers minus any constitutional powers of Congress over the matter.”

Nothing in the Constitution grants the president authority to set or raise the minimum wage independently of an act of Congress. Furthermore, although the president generally has authority to improve the efficient…

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