2-Minute Debate: The President Has Usurped the Constitutional Power of Congress
Has the president usurped the Constitutional power of Congress? This debate short is part of a series co-produced by Intelligence Squared U.S. and Newsy.
Can the President Overstep His Powers When There Are Checks and Balances?
Clip: Debaters argue if the President can overstep his Constitutional authority when there are checks and balances in place.
War Power and Implied Consent
Clip: An audience member asks, “How does implied consent of Congress affect Presidential powers?” Example: the President has exercised his power to declare war without first getting Congress’ approval.
Volley Round: The World Has Changed with Regard to Executive Power
Clip: Debaters discuss what a different world we live in today compared to when the Constitution was written.