executive branch

Dear Media: Ask Dems, Obama If They Still Believe In Congress and the Separation of Powers

If members of the media wants to prove they can ask “tough questions” of Democrat presidential candidates too, they should grill Hillary Clinton and her putative rivals about whether they still believe in the Constitutional separation of powers, what purpose they think Congress serves, and how the Obama model of unlimited executive power can be squared with America’s republican system.

Barack Obama speaks during a Democratic fundraiser following a special performance of the Broadway show, 'Hamilton,' at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York, November 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB