Senator introduces bill to ban practice allowing Bush to change meaning of law

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    Senator introduces bill to ban practice allowing Bush to secretly change meaning of laws
    The Bush administration’s practice of relying on classified legal “opinions” from the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Council to reinterpret laws to mean whatever the president needs them to mean has produced such gems as “extraordinary rendition” and “enhanced interrogation.”

    With George W. Bush just a few short months from returning to his Texas ranch full time, two Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation that would prevent the White House’s next occupant from engaging in similar efforts to rewrite the law.

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