Trump consults Bush torture lawyer on how to skirt law and rule by decree

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John Yoo wrote memo used to justify waterboardingTrump keen to use executive orders and circumvent Congress

The Trump administration has been consulting the former government lawyer who wrote the legal justification for waterboarding on how the president might try to rule by decree.

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