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President Barack Obama has irked close allies in Congress by declaring he has the right to ignore legislationon constitutional grounds after having criticized George W. Bush for doing the same.
Four senior House Democrats on Tuesday said they were "surprised" and "chagrined" by Obama's declaration in June that he doesn't have to comply with provisions in a war spending bill that puts conditions on aid provided to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
In a signing statement accompanying the $106 billion bill, Obama said he wouldn't allow the legislation to interfere with
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Are you telling me that msm isn't reporting on this first?
Originally posted by lpowell0627
You act like Obama implementing the same tactics as Bush is new!?
Originally posted by Bullhorn
I know a lot of you don't like Alex Jones, but here is a clip of his show in which Obama promises not to use signing statements.
Two days after issuing the memo, Obama issued his first signing statement exerting executive power after receiving a $410 billion omnibus spending bill. He said the bill would "unduly interfere" with his authority by directing him how to proceed, or not to, in negotiations and discussions with international organizations and foreign governments.
Originally posted by Miraj
reply to post by Bullhorn
I usually don't like Alex Jones. But that was pretty funny and true. So, should we impeach Obama yet? Or is there more evidence needed that he just Bush 2.5?