Dig into the limitations on the executive controls the president may exercise when influencing agency action.
The President of the United States, as the head of the executive branch, has considerable power over government agencies. However, the President’s power is not unlimited, particularly when the exercise of such power threatens to violate the constitutional separation of powers. Today, we’ll be discussing limitations on the executive controls that the President may exercise when influencing agency action.
Remember that Article II of the Constitution provides that “the executive power shall be...