Obama is clearly trying to ensure that the Afghan war no longer be run on a blank check.
In authorizing an invasion in 2002, Congress did not give President Bush a blank check.
And during the debt ceiling fight in 2011, Republican after Republican complained that Obama wanted a blank check to spend.
This is not a blank check for the Obama administration or liberal House Democrats.
In short, it did want a blank check to do as it pleased, but just a bit of empathy from the president.
They are like a blank check, which the will undertakes to fill out.
In a moment she returned, the blank check in her fingers, and handed it to him.
When a person assumes the obligation, he gives “Emperor” Simmons a blank check on his bank account.
I was bookkeeper, so it was easy to get a blank check and forge the signature.
"Guess I'd better get a blank check and some money," replied Tom as he entered the house.