President should not act without Congressional checks and balance
What You May Have Missed
By Jacob S. Hacker and Oona A. Hathaway
For the Deseret News
Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11 2013 12:00 a.m. MST
In the face of congressional gridlock, President Barack Obama has started taking more and more matters into his own hands. In recent months, he has announced new gun control measures, put in place limited immigration reform and made fixes to the Affordable Care Act — all without Congress. Many liberals who once worried about presidential overreach have applauded his robust use of presidential power.
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