The Value of Press Briefings

 At CNN,  a bipartisan group of 13 former White House press secretaries, foreign service and military officials: An informed press corps strengthens our ability to govern. Yes, presidents are now able to communicate directly via the internet, social media and tweets....

Hamilton on the War Power

Federalist 69: The President is to be commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States. In this respect his authority would be nominally the same with that of the king of Great Britain, but in substance much inferior to it. It would amount to nothing more...