How has Presidential power grown over the last 2 centuries?

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Under Clinton, we explored the idea of indicting presidents based on personal issues. That limits presidential power. Under Bush, we explored the idea that a president cannot break the law. This is a huge increase in presidential power.
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The Executive Office was established to execute law, not make it nor judge it.  Sadly, because the Executive Department of government has taken over the Legislative and undermined the Judicial, the checks and balances established in the Constitution have been eviscerated.  This process began in the 1930's and continues unchecked today.  The Office of the President, with its vastly expanded powers, now includes, for example,  the ability to wage war, alter or ignore law, set "social policies", and violate rights at whim, none of which are granted in the Constitution and many of which are expressly forbidden.  What would our Founders have thought at such an imperial presidency?

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