ABC NEWS: OBAMA TO BE SANCTIONED? Very Good Chance Due To Illegal Executive Action!
Read the article here at ABC News here:
BROWNSVILLE, Texas— A federal judge who has blocked President Barack Obama‘s immigration executive action suggested on Thursday that he could order sanctions against the Justice Department if he rules it mislead him about when exactly the administration began implementing one of the measures.
During a sometimes testy court hearing, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen went back and forth with the Justice Department over whether it had MISLED him into believing that a KEY PART OF OBAMA’S PROGRAM WOULD NOT BE IMPLEMENTED before he made a ruling on a request for a preliminary injunction. In fact, federal officials had given more than 108,000 people three-year reprieves from deportation before that date and granted them work permits under a program that protects young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.Obama’s executive actions would spare from deportation as many as 5 million people who are in the U.S. illegally. Many Republicans oppose the actions, saying only Congress has the right to take such sweeping action. Twenty-six states led by Texas joined together to challenge them as unconstitutional. Hanen on Feb. 16 sided with the states, issuing a preliminary injunction blocking Obama’s actions.
Hanen chided Justice Department attorney Kathleen Hartnett on Thursday for telling him at a January hearing before the injunction was issued that nothing would be happening with regard to one key part of Obama’s actions, an expansion of the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, until Feb. 18.
“LIKE AN IDIOT, I BELIEVED THAT,” Justice Hanen said. [Emphasis by LGS: Referring to believing a WORD out of anything the Obama Administration says]
A flustered Hartnett repeatedly apologized to Hanen for any confusion related to how the reprieves and work permits were granted.
“We strive to be as candid as possible. It truly became clear to us there was confusion on this point,” she said.
Hartnett continued to insist that the 108,081 reprieves had been granted under 2012 guidelines, which were not stopped by the injunction, and that government attorneys hadn’t properly explained this because they had been focused on other parts of the proposed action.
But Hanen pointed out that the 2012 guidelines only granted two-year reprieves and that three-year reprieves are being proposed under the program now on hold.
“CAN I TRUST WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAYS?”
“THAT’S A YES OR NO QUESTION,” JUSTIC HANEN ASKED.
[Emphasis by LGS]
“Yes your honor,” Hartnett replied.
[LGS: BULLSH**, COUGH, BULLSHI**, COUGH]
The states asked that Hanen consider issuing sanctions because Justice Department attorneys had made “representations (that) proved not to be true or at a minimum less than forthcoming,” said Angela Colmenero, a lawyer with the Texas Attorney General’s Office, the lead attorney for the states.
Colmenero said the three-year reprieves that were granted might have caused the states economic harm as the states may have already issued various benefits, including driver’s licenses, to immigrants who received a reprieve.
“There is absolutely no basis for sanctions here,” Hartnett said. “The government is absolutely trying to do the right thing.”
[LGS: BY BREAKING THE VERY LAW HE SWORE AN OATH TO PROTECT, THE PRESIDENT IS DOING THE RIGHT THING? CAN ANYONE EXPLAIN THAT TO ME? OH YES, I FORGOT, “THE ENDS JUSTIFY THE MEANS.”]
Hanen said he would issue a ruling “promptly” on what action, if any, he will take against the Justice Department.
The federal government has asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to lift Hanen’s injunction while the case is appealed.
The other states seeking to block Obama’s orders are Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Update on the Court Hearing today from breitbard.com:
“The U.S. Government lied to a federal judge, misrepresented facts and illegally gave 100,081 illegal aliens immigration status despite a pending lawsuit and an injunction. That is the argument that attorneys representing Texas and more than two dozen other states made [at the hearing].
“During the hearing Hanen [the judge] talked about possible penalties if, in fact, the evidence proved that the government had lied. He said it would probably not be financial since the taxpayer would be footing the bill over damages already made to them.
“After hearing the arguments from both sides Hanen said he would issue a ruling in the near future.”
As of yet we are waiting on that ruling and sanctions could be involved!
That said, ever wonder why our borders are left wide open and why the immigration laws are not enforced? Or why Obama has just allowed tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to cross our borders? If you haven’t now is the time to address those questions considering Obamas latest Amnesty pull.
Our economy is unstable as it is, we have no money and no resources to support this influx. So why do it? There must be a hidden agenda to all this chaos. After all, when it comes to Barack Obama, who is a committed globalist, anything goes!
The research in the video below reveals the outright betrayal of the American people by a government cabal who is hell bent on destroying American sovereignty in order to create a North American Union through this influx of immigrant children. This cabal is deliberately circumventing the U.S. Congress and ‘We the People’ in blatant violation of our Constitution…thereby committing straight up treason…..