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The White House is looking to make unilateral moves if no deal is reached in Congress on coronavirus relief.
The New York Times
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“All of us, regardless of political stripe or affiliation, or no affiliation at all, should be gravely concerned that any governor would claim authority to seize unilateral control of state government for as long as he or she chooses,” he said at the time.
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He is not a dictator with unilateral decision-making powers, he is the political leader of a team, including experts that are making the decisions and overseeing their implementation.
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Such unilateral activity by the federal government should not be accepted.
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With COVID-19, unilateral national action can work.
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Public sentiment can sour faster if the ruling party continues with its unilateral ways such as rubber-stamping real estate-related bills despite civilian protest.
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In early June, the Saudi cabinet issued a sharp condemnation of the annexation talk, slamming any unilateral Israeli step that would derail the peace process and injure Palestinian rights.
The Japan Times
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Instead of evaluating allies through a unilateral balance sheet approach, alliances should be valued as the “shields of the republic” to uphold the balance of power and order.
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The following month, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen announced a two-week unilateral ceasefire, which it subsequently extended.