Executive Power

This video originally aired on Monday, January 28, 2013.

About This Video

GWU Law professor Jonathan Turley talked about his views on President Obama’s use of executive power, arguing that the President’s unilateral actions have shown a pattern that undermines the constitutional system of checks and balances. Instances include privacy protections and surveillance, due process, the use of drones, government secrecy, and recess appointments, among others.


Washington Politics, Executive Branch

Related Subjects/Topics

  • The President
  • Presidential Cabinet
  • U.S. Constitution


  • GWU Law professor Jonathan Turley