The Last Word | January 25, 2013
>> a federal appeals court ruled regarding a senate recess last year. the court says allowing the appointments to stand would defeat the purpose of the framers in the careful accept rotation of the power structure . the ruling may jeopardize the recent appointments, on appointments already the focus of a different lawsuit. but if it is upheld it is a broad ruling. it could destroy this administration and every other administration's ability to make the inter-session recesses entirely. jay carney voiced his disappointment earlier this afternoon.
>> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of decisions, we respectfully and strongly agree with the rulings.
>> but why did the president have to make the appointments in the first place? the republican filibusters were blocking the nominees, of course, and the filibuster was also upheld this week. we'll have more.
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