Friday, December 07, 2007

Why are things like this not bigger news?

As someone sworn to protect the Constitution, I'm not sure why news like this doesn't get more attention.

Signing statement is president's first since 2006
Had used tactic often before power shift in Congress
By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / December 1, 2007

WASHINGTON - President Bush this month issued his first signing statement since the Democratic takeover of Congress, reserving the right to bypass 11 provisions in a military appropriations bill under his executive powers.
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In the statement, which the White House filed in the Federal Register on Nov. 13 but which initially attracted little attention, Bush challenged several requirements to provide information to Congress.

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