The Relation of the Executive Power to Legislation

Sampul Depan
Princeton University Press, 1919 - 191 halaman
This text analyzes an ever-present issue, the struggle between the President and the Congress for power. It also provides insight into the issues of balance of powers in the earlier years of the presidency under Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.

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