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Bush Lawyer Worries About Conservatives Embracing the Rule of Law

John Yoo, the former Bush Administration lawyer who famously wrote the unprecedented memos legally justifying torture,, apparently isn’t happy that some Republicans, bending to Tea Party pressure, are looking to curb executive authority on matters of war: “House Republicans are abandoning their party’s longstanding position that the Constitution allows the executive to use force abroad, […]

June 17, 2011