Jeremy Felt

Did I Just Agree With Bush?

“The only way a president can affect that which is inside the bill, other than vetoing the entire bill, is to be able to pick out parts of a bill and express displeasure about it through a line-item veto. I hope the Congress will give me a line-item veto.”

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Ok, to me that’s a pretty obvious thing, so I can’t really be surprised that I agree with him. Yes, it could be dangerous for Bush to have line-item control on some things, but Clinton did a good job with it for the year or so that it was in place, right?

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