Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom
Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom

Executive Overreach

In his first week in office, President Biden set a record issuing more executive orders than any of his 45 predecessors. What makes this even more unusual is that the president’s party controls the House and the Senate. So why the need for all the executive orders?

The Constitution gives the president the right to issue them, but some see this latest flurry of orders as a historic expansion of the power of the presidency. We’ll look at the purpose of executive orders, the implications for the separation of powers, how executive orders impact the consent of the governed and more.