samhill wrote:Thats right Reagan wanted his on new deal constitution, in 1986 he had A.G. Meese announce that the President could interpret the consitution on his own & was not bound by the Supreme Court.
And he had good company, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln.
"The candid citizens must confess that if the policy of the government, upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decision of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made . . . the people will have ceased, to be their own rulers, having, to that extent, practically resigned their government, in to the hands of that eminent tribunal." -Abraham Lincoln