Executive privilege, explained
Executive privilege has been invoked by former President Donald Trump and his former staffer Steve Bannon — but what is its history? The Constitution contains no mention of executive privilege, and it wasn’t created until Dwight D. Eisenhower’s presidency.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Timothy Noah, staff writer at The New Republic.
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