President Trump and the Presidential Signing Statement

40 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last revised: 6 Sep 2019

Date Written: August 29, 2019

Abstract

This paper will examine President Trump's use of the presidential signing statement in the first two years of his presidency. It will add context by comparing the first two years of the Reagan - Obama presidencies, and then do a deep dive into what trends and patterns have emerge.

Keywords: Signing Statement, Unilateralism, Presidential Power

Suggested Citation

Kelley, Christopher S., President Trump and the Presidential Signing Statement (August 29, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3441381 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3441381

Christopher S. Kelley (Contact Author)

Miami University of Ohio ( email )

Oxford, OH 45056
United States

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