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Title: George W. Bush (43)


1
George W. Bush (43)
2
The 2000 Race
  • Al Gore (D) Ralph Nader (G)

3
2000 Election
  • 2000 election results

4
Florida 2000
  • 537 votes
  • Legal Documents

5
Bush Background
  • Senator Prescott Bush Pres. GHW Bush
  • (with Ike)

6
His Administration
  • Foreign Affairs advisers Bush II
  • Domestic Policy advisers W I
  • Policies Reagan III
  • But Compassionate Conservatism
  • No Child Left Behind

7
Post-Modern Presidency?
  • 1789-1933 Pre-Modern
  • 1933-1989 Modern or Crisis Presidency
  • 1989 End of the Crisis Presidency
  • Post-Modern?
  • Bush-Clinton-Bush
  • Weak executive
  • Madisonian model
  • Governor of the USA

8
Return to Crisis Presidency 9/11/01
9
Pentagon
10
Post-September 11
  • New Crisis Presidency
  • Return to Modern Presidency
  • Bush Address to Congress 9/20/01

11
Unitary Executive Theory
  • Executive Power
  • National Security
  • Theme in Republican Presidencies
  • Nixon - Impoundment
  • Nixon - Watergate
  • Reagan Iran-Contra

12
Bush and Presidential Power New Imperial
Presidency?
  • Office of Homeland Security
  • Congress rolls over
  • AUMF 9/18/01
  • Iraq Resolution of 2002, 10/16/02
  • Terrorist Surveillance Program (2001)
  • Detainees Military Order of 11/13/01

13
Bush and Presidential Power Checks and Balances
  1. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  2. But Bush asks for authority
  3. AUMF 9/18/01
  4. Iraq Resolution of 2002, 9/16/02
  5. Protect America Act 2007 and FISA Amendments Act
    2008
  6. Military Commissions Act, 2006 and Military
    Commission Act 2009

14
5. Signing Statements
  • Standard US Governmental Process
  • Congress
  • introduces bill
  • negotiation begins Exec-Leg Bill becomes
  • agreement law
  • Pres
  • Introduces bill Exec-Leg
  • disagreement
  • Congress passes bill
  • Pres vetoes
  • Congress overrides

15
  • Standard Process with Signing Statement
  • P. implements
  • his version
  • Congress of law
  • introduces bill Exec-Leg
  • negotiation agreement Bill becomes
  • begins law
  • Pres
  • Introduces bill Exec-Leg
  • disagreement
  • Pres. signs bill anyway
  • Adds interpretation
  • in signing statement

16
The Language in the Bush 43 Signing Statements
  • The executive branch shall construe reference
    to the bill in a manner consistent with the
    constitutional authority of the President to
    supervise the unitary executive branch.

17
Executive Orders
  • By President
  • Lincolns Emancipation Proclamation 9/22/62
  • FDRs Orders 1937
  • Carter creates FEMA 7/20/79
  • Bush creates HSC and OHS 10/8/01
  • Bush Military Order on Unlawful Enemy Combatants
    11/13/01
  • Obama Executive Order on Immigration 11/20/14

18
The Current Battle
  • House Lawsuit against Obama Actions on Affordable
    Care Act
  • The Resolution Authorizing the Lawsuit
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal

19
Bush 43 The Slide
  • Iraq
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • The Great Recession

20
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21
Hurricane Katrina
22
US public opinion turns against the war
23
The Great Recession
24
Bush Public Approval
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