GOP flocks to bill curbing Obama's power

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


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 RiceThirty-four GOP members buck Trump on disaster bill Seven Republicans vote against naming post office after ex-Rep. Louise Slaughter Koch-backed group pushes for new limits on Trump's tariff authority 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.