His new excuse for executive power.
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The American people don’t want me just standing around twiddling my thumbs and waiting for Congress to get something done,” President Obama said on Wednesday. But even as he takes unilateral action, “I’m bound by the Constitution,” he said.
Obama was responding to a reporter who asked him if a dysfunctional Congress gives him a “green light to push the limits of executive power.”
“Well, you know, I think that I never have a green light. I’m bound by the Constitution,” Obama said. “I’m bound by separation of powers. There’s some things we can’t do.