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Bush Signing Statements Will Retire With Their Author

Bush Signing Statements Will Retire With Their Author, by Christopher Weaver, ProPublica, January 7, 2009.

“They will mean nothing” once Bush leaves office, said Stephen Saltzburg, a law professor at George Washington University and member of an American Bar Association task force that studied, and ultimately condemned, the practice of using signing statements to reject statutes. Presidents should veto laws they believe are unconstitutional, the task force said.

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