It is one thing to be subordinate to the laws…




It is one thing to be subordinate to the laws…

It is one thing to be subordinate to the laws… --Alexander Hamilton

It is one thing to be subordinate to the laws, and another [for the Executive] to be dependent on the legislative body. The first comports with, the last violates, the fundamental principles of good government; and, whatever may be the forms of the Constitution, unites all power in the same hands.

Alexander Hamilton

Year: 1787
Context: Federalist No. 71
Tags: Constitution, dependent, executive, good government, legislative, power, principles, subordinate



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