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McCain Knocks Bush Signing Statements, Says He'll Never Issue One

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:46 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:25 PM ET

Mccain Signing

Washington Post's The Trail:

Sen. John McCain criticized President Bush today for his practice of issuing signing statements that suggest the president will ignore elements of the bills he had signed into law, saying he "strongly disagreed" with the practice.

"My view is Congress passes it, you veto it or you enforce it," McCain told reporters traveling on his campaign bus. "That's the way you do it and that's the way previous presidents have done it as well."

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Filed by Will Thomas  |