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  •  congress doesn't even have to go as far as (2+ / 0-)
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    radical simplicity, artmartin

    impeachment, they could simply pass legistation not allowing funds to be spent on the activity. the activity would have to stop. or, the president could take the "executive order" approach to continue it, asserting that congress usurped its authority, claiming powers specifically designated to the executive branch (commander-in-chief) as its own. not sure how that would fare in court though.

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