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Obama Sometimes Wishes He Could Impose Will on Congress

President Obama said the U.S. military must submit to civilian control during a lengthy speech delivered at the University of Yangon in Burma.

“I, as the president of the United States, make determinations that the military then carries out, not the other way around,” the president told students.

He also explained his relationship with Congress.

“I cannot just impose my will on Congress — the Congress of the United States — even though sometimes I wish I could,” he said.