GOP flocks to bill curbing Obama's power

Dozens of House Republicans have recently backed legislation that calls for legal action against President Obama.

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Forty-three Republicans have co-sponsored the resolution since Obama's State of the Union address, where he threatened to enact policies if Congress didn't act.

The Stop This Overreaching Presidency (STOP) measure, introduced by Rep. Tom RiceHugh (Tom) Thompson RiceHow Washington can tackle hearing loss related to diabetes Overnight Finance: Congress races to finish .2T funding bill | What to look for in omnibus | AT&T merger trial kicks off | Stocks fall on tech troubles | Trump targets Venezuelan cryptocurrency | Record SEC whistleblower payout Republicans open to targeted China tariffs despite steel flap MORE (R-S.C.), now has 104 co-sponsors, including Senate GOP hopeful Reps. Jack Kingston (Ga.), James Lankford (Okla.), Steve Stockman (Texas), Paul Broun (Ga.), Steve Daines (Mont.) and Phil Gingrey (Ga.).

In an interview with The Hill, Rice explained the STOP resolution is aimed at reversing Obama's delay of the employer mandate, enactment of the Dream Act, extension of "substandard" health insurance plans and ending work requirements for welfare.