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Fiorina: Obama ‘lawless’ with executive order on guns

According to Carly Fiorina, not only is President Obama’s planned executive action on guns misguided and reckless, it is also blatantly unconstitutional.

{mosads}“President Obama has been a lawless president in his use of executive orders, whether those executive orders are around immigration or whether those executive orders are around gun control,” the GOP presidential hopeful said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

“And it is delusional, dangerous, not to mention unconstitutional for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to continue to talk about climate change and gun control in the wake of a Paris terrorist attack, a San Bernardino terrorist attack, instead of talking about a plan to defeat [the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria],” she added.

The former business executive encouraged Obama to enforce the laws already on the books rather than issue new regulations.

“The thing the president should be doing on gun control… is enforcing the laws that we have,” she said. “We have long lists of criminals who own guns, who routinely purchase guns. We know who these people are, and we are not prosecuting any of them.”

“I think we need to enforce the laws we have, and we are not doing so.”

Fiorina also said attacks on former President Bill Clinton’s sexual history are fair game to defeat his wife, Hillary Clinton, but cautioned that there are better ways to beat the Democratic primary front-runner.

“The question is, ‘How do you beat Hillary Clinton?’ And in my opinion, that’s not the way to beat Hillary Clinton,” she said.

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