VIDEO: Nadler Criticizes Obama For Not Vetoing Bill That Limits Civil Liberties
The above YouTube video shows Congressman Jerold Nadler on Countdown With Keith Olberman criticizing fellow Democrat President Obama for not vetoing the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. The controversial bill includes a provision that would empower the federal government to detain American citizens indefinitely without trial.
What do you think? Should the judicial branch of government make a decision regarding the act’s constitutionality?
U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler represents New York’s 8th Congressional District, which includes Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, the Financial District and Battery Park City. In Brooklyn, the 8th District includes parts of Borough Park, Red Hook, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and Seagate.
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