Several presidents have stretched the Constitutional powers given them, notably Lincoln, Roosevelt, LBJ and Nixon. Others, not so much! Political scientists who study the presidency have long noted the increasing ability of the president to act independently in several areas, such as national security.
Has the office of president of the U.S. become too powerful?
Reflect on this question first, and back up your opinion with credible documentation.
Needs to be at least 250 words.
**With at least one source cited in MLA format.