NYU Press, 01/02/2005 - 279 páginas
Framed in Article II of the Constitution, presidential powers are dictated today by judicial as well as historical precedent. To understand the ways the president wields power as well as how this power is kept in check by other branches of government, Harold J. Krent presents three overlapping determinants of the president's role under the Constitution-the need for presidential initiative in administering the law and providing foreign policy leadership, the importance of maintaining congressional control over policymaking, and the imperative to ensure that the president be accountable to the public.
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Presidential powers can be viewed through many prisms. Political scientists, for
instance, have catalogued presidential actions to gain a picture of the authorities
that prior presidents have in fact exercised.1 Some presidents earn higher marks
Other presidents, however, have endeavored to remain more accountable to
Congress. Although presidential power unquestionably has expanded over the
generations, the progress has not been consistent—the scope of presidential
A. Presidential Participation in the Legislative Process—The Veto Power Before
addressing the president's powers to enforce the law, a short detour is necessary.
The president plays a fundamental role not only in administering the law but ...
Those favoring centralized presidential control over administrative authority and
hence greater presidential initiative view any restrictions on the president's
authority to appoint and remove officials with suspicion. Others argue that
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2 The Executives Power over Foreign Affairs
3 The Protective Power of the President
4 Presidential Immunities and Priviledges
5 The Pardon Power