The Angry Fag:

Specter is considering filing legislation that would allow the United States Congress to sue President Bush over the use of signing statements. The legislation would be required as the Supreme Court ruled that Congress lacks standing to sue the president over passed legislation back when several members sued President Clinton over the bi-partisan line-item veto power.
I’m not sure I like the idea of Congress having the right to sue the president, and I’m certain that I’d prefer Specter to exhaust existing measures—like censure—before passing legislation to sue the president. It seems impossible to me that he’ll be able to drum up more support for suing Bush than he could for censuring him for misuse of signing statements, but maybe I’m wrong. What do you think?

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