Boehner cautions Obama about exceeding constitutional authority on minimum wage

  • by: DONNA CASSATA , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 28, 2014 - 1:07 PM

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says President Barack Obama likely has the authority to raise the minimum wage for new federal contract workers. But the speaker warned against any other unilateral steps that could encroach on the Constitution.

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