He may not do it between now and next Tuesday, but the above articles do not rule that out, apparently. What was clear was the fact that Congress was NOT in official recess during those 2012 appointments, but that’s a different situation than we’ve got now. Whatever happens is what will happen. And then what happens after that will be significant – no matter which way it goes. Said Alan Stang, “Think about it!”
"Ye hear of wars in far countries, and you say that there will soon be great wars in far countries, but ye know not the hearts of men in your own land."