April 30, 2006

The Executive Branch

You know, the one that executes the laws made by the legislative branch:

Far more than any predecessor, Bush has been aggressive about declaring his right to ignore vast swaths of laws -- many of which he says infringe on power he believes the Constitution assigns to him alone as the head of the executive branch or the commander in chief of the military.

Many legal scholars say they believe that Bush's theory about his own powers goes too far and that he is seizing for himself some of the law-making role of Congress and the Constitution-interpreting role of the courts.

Seven pages. Check it out. Via Crooks and Liars.

Posted by binky at April 30, 2006 10:06 PM | TrackBack | Posted to Politics

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