That is, up to a point, true. However, the Prez also has emergency powers that nobody has ever defined the limit of. Expect Obamna to do so using Executive Action right before leaving the White House.
Without a sense of urgency, nothing ever happens.
Boy, if I say "sic em", you'd better look for something to bite. Sam Shelley, Rancher Muleshoe Texas 1892-1985 RIP