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March 10, 2014


The Presidential Power Grab

Jonathan Turley: "The United States is at a constitutional tipping point: The rise of an uber presidency unchecked by the other two branches."

"This massive shift of authority threatens the stability and functionality of our tripartite system of checks and balances. To be sure, it did not begin with the Obama administration. The trend has existed for decades, and President George W. Bush showed equal contempt for the separation of powers. However, it has accelerated at an alarming rate under Obama. Of perhaps greater concern is the fact that the other two branches appear passive, if not inert, in the face of expanding executive power."












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