David Lewis: Growing executive branch power impacts federal workforce

More power has moved to the White House and away from Congress over the past few decades. You see it in the number of executive orders and rule-making efforts o...

David Lewis, professor of political science, Vanderbilt University

More power has moved to the White House and away from Congress over the past few decades. You see it in the number of executive orders and rule-making efforts originating in the White House. New research shows this can cause gyrations for the career work force with people deciding to either quit on philosophical grounds or stick around and wait out a current president. David Lewis, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, offers insight to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Copyright © 2024 Federal News Network. All rights reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

Related Stories

    A new NASA experiment shows finding the building blocks for life on other planets may not require much digging

    Read more
    Eric White/Federal News NetworkDavid Berteau

    Some highlights of provisions in this year’s NDAA that could affect contractors

    Read more