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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Obama circumvents Constitution with 'signing statements' after blasting George W. Bush - Washington Times

Obama circumvents Constitution with 'signing statements' after blasting George W. Bush - Washington Times:

Image result for Flicker Commons Images separation of powers"President Obama said Friday that the annual defense policy bill Congress sent him violated the Constitution — but he signed it anyway.
Instead of a veto, Mr. Obama issued a statement saying he would modify the law in its execution so he carries it out the way he thinks meets constitutional muster.
Mr. Obama promised during the 2008 campaign not to engage in issuing signing statements."