He believes he is the government. If Congress does not challenge this, he will be.
During an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams, Barack Obama claims – incredibly – that “my government” acted ‘unanimously” in its decision to trade five Taliban commanders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
It was a “unanimous decision” by “my government.” “I make no apologies for it.”
But surely, he meant to say “my administration,” right? Don’t bet on it.
The deal was overwhelmingly rejected in 2012 by members of Congress, Pentagon officials and the intel community. That doesn’t suggest that the American people’s government was “unanimous” about the deal.