Synopsis by Sean Hurley
Part of the Constitution: That Delicate Balance series, Constitution: That Delicate Balance - Executive Privilege and The Presidency: The President Versus Congress explores the intricate balance of powers played out at the highest levels of American government. Experts look at instances where the President has ignored constitutional limits regarding his relationship to Congress, as well as the ways in which Congress can respond to these infringements. Of particular interest is the process of political appointment by the President, and Congress' ability to thwart these appointments.
Constitution, law, power, social-issues