Veto by Obama raises questions

by David R Sands

The first veto of the Obama presidency was not supposed to be a big deal, but President Obama’s rejection of an obscure spending bill late last month is raising some unexpected constitutional questions.

Mr. Obama’s use of both a “pocket veto” and a regular veto on a stopgap spending bill approved by Congress Dec. 19 has at least one leading scholar questioning the move as a possible stealth White House power grab

Read more: Washington Times


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