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Audio 02.26.2018 1:00:19

Trump, Executive Power, and the Bully Pulpit

The Claremont Institute and The Heritage Foundation co-host a panel to discuss President Trump's use of executive power.

Our distinguished panel looks at how President Trump has approached executive power in important and novel ways, paying special attention to how the President has asserted greater control over the administrative state, curbed the previous Administration’s use of “enforcement discretion” to effectively change law, and used the power of the “bully pulpit” to advance his objectives and inflame his critics. Claremont co-hosted this panel with The Heritage Foundation on February 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.

The panelists:

• John Fonte, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for American Common Culture at the Hudson Institute
• Adam White
, Research fellow, Hoover Institution; Director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School
Charles Kesler
, Editor, Claremont Review of Books; Senior Fellow, Claremont Institute; Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College
Ryan Williams (moderator), President, Claremont Institute
• Arthur Milikh (host)
, Associate Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at The Heritage Foundation

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