With just weeks to go until election day, how much power will our next president have the day they step into office? We’ve heard some surprising ideas, including one candidate’s threat to jail the other.
When it comes to presidential power, Chris Edelson, assistant professor at American University’s School of Public Affairs, has a lot to say. Edelson’s teaching and research interests focus presidential national security power under the U.S. Constitution. His new book, Power Without Constraint: The Post 9/11 Presidency and National Security, details how Presidents have abused power and pushed the boundaries of what our forefathers had in mind.
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