Executive Power


AIR DATE: Monday, January 28, 2013
OVERVIEW:
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.
KEYWORDS: Washington Politics, Executive Branch