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Friday, June 17, 2011

The Prez as King

So, it is now revealed that the head of The Office of Legal Counsel of the Department of Justice AND the General Counsel of the Department of Defense AND the Attorney General of the U.S. told Obama that it was a violation of the War Powers Resolution/Act to continue military actions beyond May 20th without Congressional authorization, and he did it, anyway.
[Charlie Savage, NYT, today]


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