Recess appointments made by President Barack Obama to the National Labor Relations Board violated the Constitution because the Senate was not in recess, according to a federal appeals court decision. The ruling could invalidate the NLRB appointees' decisions on hundreds of labor cases made over the last year, said Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. The ruling also brings into question the appointment to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The administration could take the issue to the Supreme Court.
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