Obama could rely on the authorization obtained by President George W. Bush in 2001 that granted the president powers to pursue terrorists.
When it comes to President Barack Obama’s exerting of presidential powers, Republicans have made it clear they want to keep him in check. Except when they don’t. Democrats want the president to be aggressive in his use of executive authority. But not at all times. Obama’s go-it-alone strategy on immigration, health care and the environment […]