Uncle Charlie's not amused

A. Joseph Ross lawyer@attorneyross.com
Thu Feb 5 01:13:27 EST 2004

On 4 Feb 2004 at 21:11, Sid Schweiger wrote:

> (c) Commissioners shall be appointed for terms of five years and until
> their successors are appointed and have been confirmed and taken the oath
> of office, except that they shall not continue to serve beyond the
> expiration of the next session of Congress subsequent to the expiration of
> said fixed term of office; except that any person chosen to fill a vacancy
> shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the Commissioner whom he
> succeeds.

It doesn't say anything about removal.  I believe that the Supreme Court, decades ago, ruled 
that the President could remove members of an independent agency commission for cause 

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