Tag Archive for Bush

Exporting American Jobs

Are Democratic leaders sleeping with the enemy?  THE NATION – “DEMS SELL OUT ON TRADE”: In a scathing editorial, The Nation magazine tears apart the handful of senior Democrats who negotiated the trade deal with the Bush administration in secret. “When Democratic and Republican leaders announce they have fashioned a ‘historic’ bipartisan compromise on trade, put…

Signing statement could lead to lawsuit

Earlier this month I wondered in a post why the “Decider in Chief” didn’t just sign the Iraq War funding bill and issue a signing statement saying he wouldn’t follow the timelines. I get it now. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is threatening to take President Bush to court if he issues a signing statement…

Two Polls of Note; Both Bad for Republicans

The first poll, from CNN, shows the overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of the president’s veto of the Iraq Funding measure. A majority of the U.S. public disapproves of President Bush’s decision to veto a war spending bill that called for U.S. troops to leave Iraq in 2008, according to a CNN poll released Tuesday. The…