President Barack Obama has ordered United States military forces to make limited strikes against ISIS forces in Iraq. So how is this legal when Obama didn’t pursue similar actions in Syria last year?
Currently browsing: Presidency
On August 8, 1974, Richard Nixon announced he would resign from office as a result of the Watergate scandal. But the effects of Watergate lingered on for years after the scandal.
On a June 17, 1972, police caught five men breaking into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. So how did a “third-rate burglary” escalate into a near constitutional crisis?
The 42nd anniversary of the Watergate break-in is this year, and its two biggest mysteries remains unsolved, despite multiple theories from people close to the story.
Has President Obama gone too far in his use of executive orders? Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, discussed the issue on The Diane Rehm Show.