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Calling the Shots The President, Executive Orders, and Public Policy

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ISBN-10: 0815729022

ISBN-13: 9780815729020

Edition: 2017

Authors: Daniel Gitterman

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Modern presidents are CEOs with broad powers over the federal governmentThe United States Constitution lays out three hypothetically equal branches of government--the executive, the legislative, and the judicial--but over the years, the president, as head of the executive branch, has emerged as the usually dominant political and administrative force at the federal level. In fact, Daniel Gitterman tells us, the president effectively is the CEO of an enormous federal bureaucracy.Using the unique legal authority delegated by thousands of laws, the ability to issue executive orders, and the capacity to shape how federal agencies write and enforce rules, the president calls the shots as to how…    
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 2/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.03" wide x 8.99" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English