President George W. Bush makes a statement as Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, listens during a news conference.
President George W. Bush makes a statement as Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, listens during a news conference. Chuck Kennedy / MCT
President George W. Bush makes a statement as Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, listens during a news conference. Chuck Kennedy / MCT

U.S. president has less power than candidates might lead you to think

June 19, 2008 01:52 PM