Politics, Executive branch, Checks and Balances, Balance of Power, Executive Aggrandizement
American Politics | Political Science | Political Theory
Dr. Donald Zinman
The purpose of this essay is to recommend to Congress actions that can be taken to retake power from the Executive Branch without violating the norms of institutional forbearance and mutual toleration. In doing this, the essay first looks at the rise of the Executive Branch and the contributing factors in part two. Part three examines the benefits of checks and balances as well as the founders intent. In part Four, the essay examines congressional actions taken in the past to curb the accumulation of power as well as making suggestions for how Congress and the Supreme Court should act in the future.
Hooker, Jesse, "Presidential power and its expanding influence: Suggestions on how to strengthen checks and balances." (2019). Honors Projects. 728.