Bill to limit executive privlige introduced

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    So much for the claim that only right wingers think Obama is wrong to use executive privilege to cover up Fast and Furious.

    Much-Abused 'State Secrets Privilege' Under Fire in Congress | Threat Level | Wired.com
     
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    I doubt Congress has the Authority if the Courts have ruled it is a check and Balance issue. Would require an Amendment.
     
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    so a president would have to turn over anything that was requested?

    even national secrets?
     
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    Doubtful. Are you going to try and tell me their are National Security Secrets in the Documents Obama just Used EP for?

    Also Doubtful
     
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    how do you know there is not?

    BTW there is gran jury testimony that would be illegal for them to release to congress
     
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    The second a R was elected the right would repeal this one
     
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    This is pure political posturing. There is no way there are enough votes to overcome a Presidential veto.
     
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    no, moron... he'd have to PROVE handing over the requested information would be a security issue... not just 'say' it would be.
     
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    I guess you didn't read the link.
     
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    Probably true, but the fact is that there are 4 Democrats cosponsoring the bill, so it is obviously stronger on the left than the right.
     

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