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In episode 15 of George Washington Slept Here, we welcome former Justice Department Official John Yoo. Throughout this discussion, we examine the realm of executive powers, tracing their historical origins. Throughout this captivating episode, we delve into thought-provoking topics such as the president's pivotal role in times of war, the ongoing debates surrounding constitutional rights for enemy combatants, and the dynamic evolution of executive power from the days of George Washington to the present. Join us as we navigate this complex landscape and gain a profound understanding of the presidency's significant influence throughout history.

Quotes

"We aim to uncover the understanding of executive power by exploring the perspectives of those involved in drafting and ratifying the constitution." – John Yoo

"The president possesses discretion in the execution of laws, yet it is anticipated that this authority is exercised in a manner that benefits the nation." – John Yoo

Featured in this Episode

John Yoo
Former Justice Department Official
https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-yoo-57667b6/

Chapters

00:00 - Introduction
05:14 - Unique Schools near Barnes Foundation in Marion Town.
10:00 - Discouragement around Pursuing a PhD in History.
12:19 - Law School Philosophies, Trials, and Bush Administration Legal Counsel.
19:29 - Approved Drone Strikes and Legal Interrogations.
21:55 - Balancing Civilian Blending and Protecting Enemy Soldiers.
25:59 - Evolution of Executive Power from 18th-century Politics.
28:38 - Debate on Concentration of Executive Power.
32:38 - The President's Role: Protecting the Nation and Executing Laws.
34:29 - Shaping the Presidency: George Washington's Decisions.
37:40 - Senate's Role in Appointments and Treaties.
43:32 - Jefferson's View on Constitution Amendments for Acquisitions.
44:26 - Rushed Louisiana Purchase: Presidential Power Defense.
48:44 - Critiquing Nixon's Excessive Use of Power.
50:41 - Executive Orders: Power, Weaknesses, Appropriateness.
54:32 - President Fills the Gap: Limited Government Ideals.
59:37 – Conclusion

Produced by http://www.heartcastmedia.com
In episode 15 of George Washington Slept Here, we welcome former Justice Department Official John Yoo. Throughout this discussion, we examine the realm of executive powers, tracing their historical origins. Throughout this captivating episode, we delve into thought-provoking topics such as the president's pivotal role in times of war, the ongoing debates surrounding constitutional rights for enemy combatants, and the dynamic evolution of executive power from the days of George Washington to the present. Join us as we navigate this complex landscape and gain a profound understanding of the presidency's significant influence throughout history. Quotes "We aim to uncover the understanding of executive power by exploring the perspectives of those involved in drafting and ratifying the constitution." – John Yoo "The president possesses discretion in the execution of laws, yet it is anticipated that this authority is exercised in a manner that benefits the nation." – John Yoo Featured in this Episode John Yoo Former Justice Department Official https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-yoo-57667b6/ Chapters 00:00 - Introduction 05:14 - Unique Schools near Barnes Foundation in Marion Town. 10:00 - Discouragement around Pursuing a PhD in History. 12:19 - Law School Philosophies, Trials, and Bush Administration Legal Counsel. 19:29 - Approved Drone Strikes and Legal Interrogations. 21:55 - Balancing Civilian Blending and Protecting Enemy Soldiers. 25:59 - Evolution of Executive Power from 18th-century Politics. 28:38 - Debate on Concentration of Executive Power. 32:38 - The President's Role: Protecting the Nation and Executing Laws. 34:29 - Shaping the Presidency: George Washington's Decisions. 37:40 - Senate's Role in Appointments and Treaties. 43:32 - Jefferson's View on Constitution Amendments for Acquisitions. 44:26 - Rushed Louisiana Purchase: Presidential Power Defense. 48:44 - Critiquing Nixon's Excessive Use of Power. 50:41 - Executive Orders: Power, Weaknesses, Appropriateness. 54:32 - President Fills the Gap: Limited Government Ideals. 59:37 – Conclusion Produced by http://www.heartcastmedia.com leggi di più leggi meno

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