He just "declares" stuff. Like he's a king or something. How does he get away with this? I'm very disappointed in Pelosi for not being willing to impeach this man.
WASHINGTON - President Bush this week declared that he has the power to bypass four laws, including a prohibition against using federal funds to establish permanent US military bases in Iraq, that Congress passed as part of a new defense bill.
Bush made the assertion in a signing statement that he issued late Monday after signing the National Defense Authorization Act for 2008. In the signing statement, Bush asserted that four sections of the bill unconstitutionally infringe on his powers, and so the executive branch is not bound to obey them.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Above the law
Frank Ford send me a Boston Globe article that says the following: