President Bush on Wednesday exempted the Navy from an environmental law so it can continue using powerful sonar technologies in its anti-submarine warfare training off the California coast, notwithstanding a lawsuit brought by left-wing environmentalists and a prior court order enjoining the use of sonar by a Clinton-nominated federal trial judge.
That’s true, Ross Perot, presidents have vast and at times unilateral powers, not only in connection with foreign policies but also in connection with business-related laws and regulations.
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Here’s a link to the Associated Press’ report. For obvious reasons the AP couched this news item quite differently.