signing statement

noun

Legal Definition of signing statement

: a statement issued by a president upon the signing of a bill into law by which the president indicates his or her interpretation of the law

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“Signing statement.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/signing%20statement. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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