NLRB appointments breached U.S. Constitution, says court

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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