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Old 01-09-2013, 06:03 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by BucEyedPea View Post
Well, Obama would be breaking the law if he used one to craft law because the Constitution doesn't empower him to craft legislation and he would be mis-using an EO to cut out Congress. The Constitution is puts this power with the legislature not the executive branch. In this case he'd be infringing the Bill of Rights even.
It wouldn't be "crafting" law. It would be issuing an order that clarified the executive branch's position of a pre-existing law passed by Congress.
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