Reports Fox News:
Emboldened by a federal report that signaled the administration exceeded its authority by waiving the provisions, congressional Republicans said Tuesday they plan to use a special procedure to force a simple majority vote in the Senate on the changes.
"What the president has done is totally ignore the rights of the Senate and the House, with regard to legislation," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, told Fox News. "They don't have any right to do that."
The welfare changes have become a political football in the 2012 presidential race.