Professor Steven Schwinn Discusses White House Signing Statement on NDAA

Jan. 3 – Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Professor Steven D. Schwinn authors post

The White House on Saturday issued a signing statement on the National Defense Authorization Act, which we covered most recently here.  There are two principal issues here.  The first relates to authorities that Congress seeks to grant to the President, including, apparently, the authority to detain U.S. citizens in military custody.  The second relates to restrictions on authorities.  The signing statement deals with both.

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