U.S. District Court grants the U.S. House of Representatives standing to purse litigation against President’s unilateral transfer of funds without required congressional appropriations

WASHINGTON – Committee on House Administration Chairman Candice Miller (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding U.S. House of Representatives v. Burwell, the lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against President Obama for failing to uphold his constitutional obligation to enforce U.S. law:

“The President failed to faithfully execute the laws of our nation, and I thank the Court for today’s ruling allowing the House’s lawsuit to move forward. No President is above nor should operate beyond the limits of our nation’s government framework, and the House will continue to act in an open and transparent manner to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.”