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Monday, 06 February 2012 09:16

Paul Ryan Proposes Giving President Obama Line Item Veto Power

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The Washington Post reports:

"It’s not often that Congress voluntarily surrenders power, and even less common for both parties to agree to do so."

The reporters at the Post must be unfamiliar with the passage by Congress of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Patriot Act, the Authority for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), and a long roster of other laws where the legislative branch willingly relinquished its constitutional authority to the executive branch.

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