The Boston Globe today has a new, exhaustive story on how this president is pushing forward the boundaries of executive power - declaring his ability to break or ignore several hundred laws passed during his term of office. Money quote:
Among the laws Bush said he can ignore are military rules and regulations, affirmative-action provisions, requirements that Congress be told about immigration services problems, "whistle-blower" protections for nuclear regulatory officials, and safeguards against political interference in federally funded research.
This may be a corrolary to his remarkable record of never vetoing any bills. Since he doesn't believe he has to execute so many of them, why should he bother vetoing?
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