Bushs laws will be scrutinized if I become president, Obama says
May 28th, 2008
Bushs laws will be scrutinized if I become president,
Posted by: Deborah Charles
DENVER - Maybe its his background teaching
If elected president, Democratic White House hopeful
Barack Obama said one of the first things he wants to
do is ensure the constitutionality of all the laws and
executive orders passed while Republican President
George W. Bush has been in office.
Those that dont pass muster will be overturned, he
During a fund-raiser in Denver, Obama a former
constitutional law professor at the University of
Chicago Law School was asked what he hoped to
accomplish during his first 100 days in office.
I would call my attorney general in and review every
single executive order issued by George Bush and
overturn those laws or executive decisions that I feel
violate the constitution, said Obama
Other goals for his first 100 days: work out a plan to
withdraw troops from Iraq; make progress on
alternative energy plans and launch legislation to
reform the health care system.