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“It’s just a goddamned piece of paper!” — George W. Bush

Created: Friday, December 9th, 2005
19:01:40 CST
Last modified: Friday, December 9th, 2005
19:06:28 CST


Last month, Republican Congressional leaders filed into the Oval Office to meet with President George W. Bush and talk about renewing the controversial USA Patriot Act.
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GOP leaders told Bush that his hardcore push to renew the more onerous provisions of the act could further alienate conservatives...

“I don’t give a goddamn,” Bush retorted. “I’m the President and the Commander—in—Chief. Do it my way.”

“Mr. President,” one aide in the meeting said. “There is a valid case that the provisions in this law undermine the Constitution.”

“Stop throwing the Constitution in my face,” Bush screamed back. “It’s just a goddamned piece of paper!”



Taken from Capital Hill Blue