THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Obama Making Plans to Use Executive Power

WASHINGTON — With much of his legislative agenda stalled in Congress, President Obama and his team are preparing an array of actions using his executive power to advance energy, environmental, fiscal and other domestic policy priorities.

Mr. Obama has not given up hope of progress on Capitol Hill, aides said, and has scheduled a session with Republican leaders on health care later this month. But in the aftermath of a special election in Massachusetts that cost Democrats unilateral control of the Senate, the White House is getting ready to act on its own in the face of partisan gridlock heading into the midterm campaign
Read more: NY Times
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February 13, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

1 Comment »

  1. So much for democracy. New rule is if Congress doesn’t do what you want in the time you want, then make it an executive order. Hard to undo some boondoggle after implimented, right?

    Comment by MTR | February 13, 2010 | Reply


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