Do we need more checks on executive power? | The Tylt
After signing 22 executive orders in the first two weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump has some worried that the president is too powerful. Infamous George W. Bush appointee John Yoo called Trump's actions "executive power run amok." But others note presidents always sign a flurry of executive orders during their first weeks in office—Obama signed nine to start off his presidency, and liberal icon Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an average of 307 executive orders per year. What do you think?
Do we need more checks on executive power?
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