Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
Latest posts by Jim Lakely (see all)
- PODCAST: Charlie Kirk and Brent Hamachek on Time for a Turning Point - February 14, 2017
- Yes, New York Times Commenter Maggie Mae, ‘The Heartland’ Matters - January 9, 2017
- The Year in Climate Realism: A Review of 2016 - January 6, 2017
Peter Ferrara, Heartland Senior Fellow for Budget and Entitlement, so impressed the producers at CNBC with his statement about the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on Barack Obama’s unconstitutional appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, they asked him to be on early Monday morning on their popular Squawk Box program.
Peter sparred a bit with Joe Kernan, who is usually skeptical of government overreach, but pushed the outraged take of the New York Times editorial board.
Our guy, as usual, gave better than he got.
Peter explained how not only the NLRB appointments were unconstitutional, but so was that of Richard Courdray at the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As Peter says, that means all the rulings by these boards since January 2012 are now invalid.
Watch the video below.