The Holiday Friday Document Dump Signing Statement
The Administration has, as expected, buried its signing statement for
the Defense Authorization in a holiday Friday document dump.
Correction: As DDay corrects me, this is not yet the NDAA signing statement, which is still coming.
I’m actually fascinated by the way they’ve suggested that they consider some of the detainee provisions to violate separation of powers. They couch their objections in language explicitly referring to the restrictions on transferring Gitmo detainees. They then say there are other “similar” provisions to which they also object. But they don’t name those provisions!……….