*Coup - a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.
President Obama assumes law making powers
President Obama during his cabinet meeting Tuesday 1/14/14
January 14, 2014
President Obama revealed Tuesday that he is "not just going to be waiting for legislation" in order to enact his agenda, as reported at the local CBS affiliate in Washington.
During his first Cabinet meeting of the year, he said,
"Ive got a pen and Ive got a phone. And I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward..."