"This is not about impeachment -- it's about him faithfully executing the laws of this country," Boehner said.
The speaker had been weighing such a lawsuit in recent days, over concerns that Obama exceeded his constitutional authority with executive actions.
The lawsuit has not yet been filed. But asked Wednesday whether he intended to proceed, Boehner said: "I am."
The decision to sue would still have to be formally approved by a group of House leaders. Presuming that step is cleared, the suit is expected to be filed in a few weeks.
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