US House approves lawsuit against Obama
Updated: 2014-07-31 09:27
File photo taken on July 18, 2014 shows US President Barack Obama speaking in Washington DC, the United States. The US House on Wednesday approved a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over alleged abuse of executive power. [Photo/Xinhua]
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The 225-201 vote fell along party lines, with five Republicans voting against the measure while no Democrats supported it.
Last Thursday, the House Rules Committee approved at 7-4 vote a resolution allowing the full House to vote on authorizing the lawsuit against Obama, accusing him of abusing executive authority.