If the President Alone was Vested with the Power…

Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman

“If the president alone was vested with the power of appointing all officers, and was left to select a council for himself, he would be liable to be deceived by flatterers and pretenders to patriotism.” — Roger Sherman, to John Adams, 1789

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Filed under Abuse & Misuse of Power, Balance of Power, Checks & Balances in Government, Constitution, Founding Fathers, Government Accountability, Limited Government, Roger Sherman, Tyranny

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