With the 2016 elections still more than three years away, it looks like Democratic Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful Roy Cooper is already warming up.
Attorney General Roy Cooper said his office could defend the law imposing voter ID and other new elections requirements without outside help.
Shortly after issuing his first vetoes on Thursday, Gov. Pat McCrory criticized Attorney General Roy Cooper for his outspoken stance against the elections law that the governor signed into law on Monday.
Attorney General Roy Cooper has posted a petition on change.org so people opposed to the sweeping elections bill passed by lawmakers last month can lobby Gov. Pat McCrory to veto the measure.
Critics of giving the House and Senate leaders the power to intervene in any legal challenge to North Carolina laws say it violates separation of powers between the different branches of government.