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Bergdahl exchange violated
federal law, legal opinion says

USA Today, by Gregory Korte

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/21/2014 6:14:29 PM

Washington - President Obama´s decision to exchange captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Guantanamo Bay detainees violated federal law, according to a legal opinion the Government Accountability Office sent to Congress Thursday. That´s because the administration failed to notify Congress at least 30 days before the transfer, as required under a law passed in February. The Pentagon notified Congress of the deal on May 31, the same day the transfer was made. And because Congress did not authorize spending for the exchange, it also violated the Antideficiency Act, a law intended to protect Congress´s power of the purse.

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Big surprise here, but what really would make news is if one of the old GOP candidates actually took on 0bama over this. the point is, our elitist members look big as the RINO they are, but like 0bama on any issue, they are toothless. Yet, unimportant homosexual rights cases move to the front of the line that federal judges accept and rule (against society).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/21/2014 6:18:45 PM     (No. 9975674)

Americans want JUSTICE..no justice, no peace..that works both ways..
Do you hear me now, Baraq?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 8/21/2014 6:19:21 PM     (No. 9975675)

OK, what is going to be done about it? So far I´ve heard a lot of people talking about a lot of things this administration has done that is illegal, violates some law, isn´t a good idea or how did they think they could get away with that. You know what folks, they are getting away with it, and so far no one has laid a glove on any of them. And I have no hope that anything will be done, except for some huffing and puffing.......!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/21/2014 6:25:37 PM     (No. 9975683)

Øvomit has never cared the least about any stupid laws, or that nasty Constitutional balance of powers.

He was elected as the new messiah, and so he can do anything he wants. That mindset hasn´t changed for him in the least after 6 years because the impotent Republicans have never grown any cajones and punished him for any of his illegal actions as dictator-wanna-be. And you know the Demon-RATS wouldn´t do squat to punish their messiah.

So big whoop. Øvomit broke the law AGAIN. New day, same old defecation...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/21/2014 7:22:13 PM     (No. 9975726)

Who will tell the King?
The King will not be pleased.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/21/2014 7:25:28 PM     (No. 9975730)

We have replaced the Rule of Law, with rule from sovereign decree.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry, 8/21/2014 7:38:33 PM     (No. 9975746)

Wow. Rick Perry gets indicted over a veto and Prince Putting Green gets praised for gutsy leadership in committing another unconstitutional act and abuse of power.
Go figure.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: garyhope, 8/21/2014 7:41:54 PM     (No. 9975751)

So what? There is no law except what Obammy says is the law. Well, Obammy, Valerie Jarrett and Eric Holder. They are the law now and what they say is what goes.

What´s going to happen to them for breaking or violating the law? The law is just what white men say is the law. Laws don´t apply to the left, "liberals", "progressives" and all the poor disadvantaged and "oppressed" black brothers and sisters.

Whites need not apply for protection under the former laws. There is no law except what Obammy says is the law.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 8/21/2014 8:04:47 PM     (No. 9975789)

Sounds like a good enough reason to impeach the jerk.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/21/2014 8:17:01 PM     (No. 9975801)

I think we need to organize a 10 million person march to the golf course. Any will do as long as Zero is there.

We already know he won´t be at the White House.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/22/2014 4:12:55 AM     (No. 9976019)

Law? Barry doesn´t care about any stinking laws and neither does Eric the Race Hustler. It´s beyond time for congress to impeach these two.

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