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Executive Privilege – Its History of Use and Abuse

September 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Co-presented with the Fairfield League of Women Voters Although nowhere cited in the U.S. Constitution, presidents from George Washington on have asserted the claim now called “executive privilege” to resist efforts of Congress, the courts and the public to secure internal documents about their administrations. Is such a use of executive privilege a legitimate presidential …

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