What The President Can And Cannot Do

Oct 22, 2012

During election season there is no lack of blame to go around between the presidential candidates but how much can the president truly do? Our panel of political experts says there is often a misconception on exactly what the president can and cannot do so we’ll take a look at the extent of presidential power, both real and perceived.

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Presidential powers.

List of what a president can and cannot do.

Scott Huffmon - Professor of Political Science and Founder and Director of the Social & Behavioral Research Laboratory at Winthrop University.

John Szmer - Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UNC Charlotte.

Mark Kelso - Professor of Political Science at Queen's University of Charlotte.