The history of executive privilege dates back to 1796, when President George Washington refused
a request by the House for certain documents. Given the changes that have taken place since that time, should executive privilege be eliminated—or is it even more necessary today than it was at that time?
What would be the costs to the nation if executive privilege were
Why is it important to separate the roles of head of state and head of
Can the existence of a symbolic head of state, such as a monarch, make
the elected leader more effective?
Does the U.S. president, who is both head of state and head of
government, carry too much burden?