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Obama Raises Taxes by Auto-Pen From Hawaii

Ann272 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 11:19 AM
and, grudgingly signing the National Defense bill on January 2nd, the president continues to try to bring the Guantanamo detainees to a federal court--and has insisted they have "the constitutional right to habeas corpus." Go to the American Presidency Project for the complete statement

President Obama signed the fiscal cliff deal via auto-pen late last night from Hawaii, because afterall, he couldn't just stay in Washington an extra day to do it in person.

In a statement, the White House said officials received the bill from Capitol Hill on Wednesday afternoon, Washington time.

"A copy was delivered to the President for review," the White House statement said. "He then directed the bill be signed by auto pen."

Now it's onto the next financial crisis, something that has become normal under President Obama's leadership.