Rein in Presidential Power

Rein in Presidential Power

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1141 , Segment 2

Episode: Steven Spielberg, Presidential Power, Ordinary Economy

  • Mar 18, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 45:08 mins

Andrew Rudalevige is a Professor of Government at Bowdoin College and heads the Presidents and Executive Politics section of the American Political Science Association. His book Managing the President’s Program: Presidential Leadership and Legislative Policy Formulation, which won the national Neustadt prize. Throughout every presidential administration, the executive powers of the President and his branch have steadily grown stronger. Bills like REINS Act and the Midnight Rules Relief Act would provide Congress with powers currently held by the executive branch, but also it would make them more accountable to the American people.  Would President Trump relinquish so much power to the Legislative Branch?

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