3,030. 11/6/2001

“On November 6 [2001], [Deputy Chief of the Office of Legal Counsel] John Yoo wrote another opinion, this one declaring that President Bush had the constitutional authority to institute military commissions without consulting either Congress or the federal courts. Yoo told the [Washington] Post that he saw no need to consult Congress or the Justice Department.”

 – Craig Unger, The Fall of the House of Bush, Page 222

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