Monday, July 24, 2006

ABA to Executive Branch: "The Constitution is not what the President says it is."

An ABA task force is urging Congress to pass legislation permitting court review of presidential signing statements.

Although the Justice Department claims that President Bush has only issued 110 signing statements (to Clinton's 80 such statements), the ABA task force cites research that Bush has challenged the constitutionality of 800 provisions of law passed by Congress.

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