ABA president Michael S. Greco is warning of the danger that unchecked executive power poses to democracy. The focus of his crusade: President Bush's use of the presidential signing statement, a caveat that Bush has added to bills he's signed into law. Greco has convened a bipartisan ABA task force to investigate whether Bush's extensive use of the statements exceeds his powers. Says Greco: "We fought the Revolutionary War to get away from King George -- and we have another one who's acting like a king."
ABA Chief: President's Use of Caveats Sidesteps the Law
June 23, 2006
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