In 2012, he voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, one of the purest excresences of crony capitalism imaginable.
Ex-Im funding will now be temporarily extended, and then the GOP will figure out a way to reauthorize it for another few years.
The solution is simple: add another line to the continuing resolution to reauthorize the Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa program.
"give formal approval to," late 14c., autorisen, from Old French autoriser "authorize, give authority to" (12c.), from Medieval Latin auctorizare, from auctor (see author (n.)). Modern spelling from 16c. Related: Authorized; authorizing.