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Group opposes loss of signing statements

Lawyers say issue is president's use

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / August 5, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- A group of former Clinton administration lawyers are urging the American Bar Association to reject its panel's call for presidents to stop issuing ``signing statements" that reserve the right to bypass laws, saying the problem is with President Bush's use of such statements, not the mechanism itself. (Full article: 881 words)

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