In recent years, presidents have extended their power through the increased use of executive orders, executive agreements, and other unilateral instruments. The use of these powers often creates tension between the executive and legislative branch and the legality of these acts has also been called into question. For this activity, find two or more articles that address President Obama’s use of executive orders, executive agreements, and other unilateral instruments. Identify the positions of both the president and Congress on the use of these powers and how it has impacted the relationship between the two. You should also address whether Obama’s use of these powers has differed significantly from past presidents.
Please copy and paste the question at the top of your response. This assignment should be 500-700 words in length.