No veto, Obama signs defense bill with terms

Posted: January 4, 2013 at 2:35 a.m.

President Barack Obama set aside his veto threat and signed a defense bill late Wednesday that imposes restrictions on transferring detainees out of military prisons in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But Obama attached a signing statement claiming that he has the constitutional power to override the limits in the law.

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