Presidential Signing Statements

Michael Greco talked about the constitutional and legal issues raised by presidential legal interpretations of federal legislation made… read more

Michael Greco talked about the constitutional and legal issues raised by presidential legal interpretations of federal legislation made during signing statements. The previous day, the American Bar Association Task Force on Presidential Signing Statements and the Separation of Powers Doctrine, which Mr. Greco created, released a report. The task force concluded that President Bush had overstepped his constitutional authority by defining ways in which the executive would either enforce or not enforce legislation. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

More information about

Presidential Signing Statements

193 Views
Program ID:
193325-5
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 25, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jul 25, 2006 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2006 | 1:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Presidential Signing Statements

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP4 video - Low
    Price:
    Free
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Price:
    $4.99
  • MP3 audio
    Price:
    $0.99

Clips from This Video