"The 10th Amendment was put in place to restrict the federal government from intruding on the powers 'reserved to the States ... or to the people,' " Mr. Simpson told The Washington Times. "Bureaucrats can't simply make a rule and wish away the Constitution."
"This is not nullification," Mr. Simpson explained to The Washington Times. "There is no federal law we're contravening. We're seeking to protect the citizens of Texas from an overreach - literally - of a federal bureaucracy that's gone wild."