executive branch

  • December 6, 2016  

    President-elect Donald Trump is almost a month into his transition, preparing to take over the Oval Office. Judy Woodruff sits down with the Partnership for Public Service’s Max Stier, an expert on presidential transitions, to discuss why this phase is so poorly understood, how much private-sector experience helps incoming officials and the vulnerability inherent in the transfer of power. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2012  

    President Obama asked Congress Friday to give him authority to consolidate executive branch agencies. Margaret Warner speaks with Roll Call’s Steven Dennis and Bloomberg News’ Hans Nichols about what would happen if Mr. Obama is granted the reorganization power that no president has had for almost 30 years. Continue reading