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← Obama will move to veto Bush laws

Madphatcat's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by Madphatcat

Uh yeah. The title of this submission is *wrong.* There is no 'veto' here. A veto is when the President overrides Congress. You know, actual legislation? A President can sign off on legislation and have it become law, or veto it. A President *cannot* override laws by veto that are already on the books.

BUT, and this is a big, there are things called executive orders which have nothing to do with Congress. Whatever executive orders that Bush has made that are not enshrined in any actual statutes can be overridden by Obama making executive orders of his own.

Mon, 10 Nov 2008 00:06:00 UTC | #267468