Chapter 11 review of “Edwards, Mayer, and Wayne, Presidential Leadership: Politics and Policy Making, 1lth ed. (Rowman & Littlefield 2020)”.

According to Edwards et al.: Conflict between the executive and legislative branches is inherent in the US system of government. The overlapping powers of the two branches, their representation of different constituencies, and the contrast between the hierarchical, expert nature of the executive and the decentralized, generalist Congress guarantee that, except in extraordinary circumstances, conflict between them will remain a central feature of American politics. Explain their argument.