Byron York: The coming battle over Guantanamo and the imperial presidency | Washington Examiner: "Obama went on to claim that "under certain circumstances" the Guantanamo ban "would violate constitutional separation of powers principles." In those circumstances — he didn't specify — the president suggested he will use executive authority to move the inmates himself.
Republicans recalled 2008, when candidate Barack Obama promised he would not "use signing statements as a way of doing an end run around Congress." But hypocrisy aside, the substance of the conflict between Congress and the president could be the basis for a nasty and high-stakes fight between the branches of government."
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