Top Republicans on Friday accused President Obama of a “surreptitious land grab” after the administration claimed more than 1 million acres in California, Texas, and Nevada, designating the land as new national monuments.

Mr. Obama formally designated the land Friday afternoon.

“One of the great legacies of this incredible country … is our national parks and national monuments. It is something that we pass on from generation to generation,” the president said in brief comments in the Oval Office.

With the move, Mr. Obama has established or expanded 19 national monuments, taking 260 million acres of land and placing it under the control of the federal government. Critics say the administration simply wants to expand government control across the country.

“This surreptitious land grab reveals that the Obama Administration will stop at nothing to lock up more and more land, with the stroke of a pen. I condemn this shameful power move, which makes states and citizens fearful that the federal government can invade at any time to seize more lands like bandits in the night,” said Rep. Rob Bishop, Utah Republican and chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee.

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“How this decree impacts people and their livelihoods — including public safety, water rights, economic development, recreation and grazing — should be handled by Congress before a designation, not after the fact. Once again, the Obama administration has put politics above people. Now, Congress is left to fix the mess made by the White House,” Mr. Bishop said.

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They bluster and bleat publicly and shake his hand behind closed doors where the traitorous deals are made!!!!!

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2015/06/the-new-world-order-so...

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2015/07/declaration-of-indepen...

Congress won't fix anything. All they do is talk, talk, talk. Talk is cheap.

One demonic impostor can do this? The Congress, once again, is sitting with their thumbs up their butts while he goes merrily along trashing this country. Hell, by 2017, Hillary won't have anything more satanic to do at this rate. Here comes the 2nd 1776.

The RINOS are weak on everything. They are part of the political elite ruling class.

rinos are the right wing of the democratic party

You are right! The Left wing is the Democratic party and the right wing is the Republican party and the head is none other than 0bama and the wind under this bird are the justices of the supreme court who hold it up. This is making the great Eagle which has now been turned into a real "TURKEY".

So when they going to stop complaining and actually do what all of us elected them to do and get ride of the muslim commie half breed

"They" will do nothing.  It's " We, the People" who need to get off our lead rears and do something.  Wish I were 30 instead of in my 70's!

I'm older, too, but not willing to sit on the couch while that Communist punk in the WH destroys our country.   I still remember what America was like before the Communist cancer creeped in to the USA via the Communist Democrat party.    I want my grandchildren to enjoy living here like we did before the Communists took over.

Where Have I heard Actions speak louder the words Congress you need to do something about this despot you are letting ruin the Country

Joanne,

See above reply.

Part of Agenda 21 and should be totally illegal.  He is so greedy and in no country should its government have any land.  It belongs to the states and its people.  Perhaps congress should write a law or something.

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Ignored By Media: Trump Is Using Obama’s National Emergency On Mexican Cartels To Build The Border Wall

President Trump declared a State of Emergency at the US southern border on Friday.

Declaring the immigration crisis a national emergency was overdue. Presidents have declared national emergencies for nearly 50 years.

Barack Obama declared 13 national emergencies, 11 of which continue to this day. The Obama emergencies included the Swine Flu, Flint water crisis and Iran.

And Obama declared the Mexican drug cartels a national emergency in 2011.

Congress believes President Trump has $21 billion in unobligated military construction funding money available for the border wall with Mexico.

Now this was mostly ignored by the liberal media. President Trump is using Barack Obama’s previous national emergency on Mexican drug cartels to get funding for the border wall.

Via Law and Crime:

As it turns out, back in 2011 then-President Barack Obama issued an executive order “blocking property of transnational criminal organizations organizations.” Obama cited his authority as granted through the Constitution to invoke the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701, and the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601. The latter is the same legislation that Trump is citing to get funding for the wall to achieve his immigration reform goals. That executive order targeted a number of criminal organizations, including the Mexican Los Zetas cartel, an ally of the MS-13 gang President Trump has regularly called out as a danger to Americans.

“Drugs, gangs and people — an invasion,” Trump said on Friday. “We have an invasion coming into this country.”

Trump all but thanked his predecessor on Friday.

“We may be using one of the national emergencies that [Obama] signed having to do with criminal cartels… it’s a very good national emergency… we’re going to be using parts of it,” he said.

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