Constitutional conflicts between Congress and the President / Louis Fisher.
Sixth edition, revised.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 
xiii, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Constitutional struggles Appointment powers Theory in a crucible ; the removal power Legislative powers Vetoes : Presidential and legislative Power over knowledge : seeking and withholding information Power of the purse Treaties and executive agreements The war power Conclusions.
"The latest version of a classic. New edition includes for first time coverage of: Obama's military decisions in Iraq and Afghanistan; military operations against Libya in 2011; efforts to close Guantanamo; threatened attacks on Syria in 2013; "Fast and Furious" scandal: Attorney General Holder's contempt and Obama's use of executive privilege; Obama's recess appointments during a pro forma session; Obama's reliance on executive branch secrecy and the so-called "state secrets privilege;" the lack of presidential accountability; a new analysis of the differences between "implied" powers (constitutional) and "inherent" powers (not constitutional); the growth in presidential "czar" appointments; the use of pocket vetoes and "hybrid vetoes"; and new developments in the president's removal power"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-349) and indexes.
KF4565 .F57 2014
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