House Republican Leader John Boehner pointed out that an executive order does not have the force of law.
"The law of the land trumps any executive order, which can be reversed or altered at the stroke of a pen by this or any subsequent president without any congressional approval or notice. Moreover, while an executive order can direct members of the executive branch, it cannot direct the private sector," he said. "No executive order or regulation can override a statutory mandate unless Congress passes a law that prohibits federal funding from being used in this manner."
Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, said the group was set to give Stupak her group's "Defender of Life" award next week, but instead "we’re going to be working hard to see who we can find to run against him.”
“In a completely cynical move, they have made this bill passable and each of them are going to pay individually," she said. "And that’s what we do. That’s what we love to do is unelect people who say they're for life and then completely betray the movement.” And, betrayal is what has happened, proving, once again, that the left should never be trusted.
Stupak was bought and paid for. U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak announced three airports in northern