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Specter takes step to halt Bush signing statements

Says Congress needs power to sue president

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / July 27, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Arlen Specter yesterday introduced legislation that would allow Congress to sue President Bush over his use of signing statements to claim the power to bypass laws, saying that lawmakers must push back against a White House power grab. (Full article: 855 words)

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