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Gibbs: Obama won’t use signing statements to invalidate laws

By David Edwards
Monday, March 9, 2009 13:58 EDT
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White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said that President Obama will not attempt to invalidate laws with Presidential signing statements as President Bush did. Instead, Obama will use signing statements as they were used prior to President Bush. The President will “not ask that laws be disallowed simply by executive fiat,” said Gibbs.

This video is from CNN.com, broadcast Mar. 9, 2009.



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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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