Presidential power, political scientist Richard E. Neustadt famously declared in Presidential Power, is the power to persuade, not the power to command. It is possible that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has not read Neustadt’s book. 196 more words
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But for the Sallah holidays that ended on Tuesday, the Executive arm might have presented its Emergency Economic Stabilisation Bill to the National Assembly. The delay has probably given President Muhammadu Buhari more days to explore backdoor manoeuvre to convince unsympathetic senators to buy into the bill. 14 more words
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a significant ruling on the criminal enforcement of federal drug law yesterday. In United States v. 973 more words
The previous post on this topic pointed out that the encroachment of the executive into the legislative sphere has led to incredibly voluminous extra-legislative regulation that has the force of statutory law and often carries with it criminal penalties. 1,546 more words
.. according to the terms of the agreement , the bill must be voted on by September 17th ..
.. there are several sources that indicate that the entire agreement has NOT been presented to the U.S. 451 more words