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Morning Bell: The Imperial President Will Act on His Own

Matt Grinney –
August 13, 2013

In this Morning Bell at the Foundry, Matt Grinney asserts that the American Presidency is becoming imperialistic:

Obama’s imperial presidency has manifested itself in many ways. Often he willfully neglects his constitutional duty to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” As we’ve seen witheducationimmigration, and health caresuspending the law amounts to rewriting the law.

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“Congress is tough right now,” he recently declared, “but that’s not going to stop me.