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What powers are vested in the Executive Branch?
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Executive privilege and issuance of executive orders

Executive orders can be drafted by the President to instruct the will of the Executive Branch. These orders have been utilized by Presidents since the birth of the nation.

The Argument

According to Article II, the president must “take care that the laws be faithfully executed,”[1] This has often been accomplished through the use of executive orders. Of course, this ability is thoroughly checked by Congress and Federal Courts who may strike orders they find to exceed the President's scope of rule.[2]

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Rejecting the premises


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