Rand Paul Thinks Obama Has 'Overstepped' Presidential Powers

Jorge Ramos and the Kentucky rep discuss Ted Cruz's comments about the president.
1:49 | 10/31/13

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I interviewed senator Ted Cruz this weekend he told me that President Obama with abusing -- spot -- -- what he told me. I think he is absolutely been abusing his power and when you have a president who says. Regardless of whether congress acts -- -- -- force my agenda on the American people that's wrong that's not consistent with our constitution protection. Do you agree with tender proves that but abrupt bombers have -- -- -- -- our constitution. Was based on some of the writings from -- askew and he talked about separation of powers. The legislature. Senators and congressmen should write the law the president gets to approve of the long but he doesn't get to legislate. So obamacare has had a lot of problems so far he's amended -- fourteen times by either giving waivers or delays of the employer mandate. Now he's delayed the individual mandate by six weeks. Technically. And I think importantly it's illegal because the the legislature's the only body allowed to legislate. CF technically I think he has overstepped his role in his power as president. -- do things into groups have hijacked the agenda for the Republican party for four. You know I think he has talked a lot about Obama care and a lot about the problems out at -- think that goes across all spectrums of the Republican Party. Not one Republican voted for it it's not that we don't have sympathy for people who don't have insurance we're also concerned though about bankrupting the country. Right now -- program that most people agree with his Medicare. It provides health care for our senior citizens but it's 35 to forty trillion dollars short. For every dollar that comes in and taxes for Medicare we pay three dollars in benefits it can't it's not sustainable. That's what we're concerned about adding a brand new entitlement program on top of one that's already short of money.

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