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" Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both. "
America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details Connected ... - Page 84
by Francis Wyse - 1846 - 494 pages
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Background and History of Impeachment: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - Impeachments - 1998 - 388 pages
...that, in withdrawing federal funds from the Bank of the United States, he had "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Jackson responded on 15 April with a celebrated "Protest to the Senate." If the Senate really believed...
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Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - Impeachments - 1998 - 440 pages
...that, in withdrawing federal funds from the Bank of the United States, he had "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Telling are the words of protest from President Jackson, which the Senate refused to enter on its Journal:...
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The Presidency Then and Now

Phillip G. Henderson - History - 2000 - 300 pages
...President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." President Jackson responded to the Senate on April 15 with a long and detailed protest of that body's...
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Congressional Abdication on War and Spending

Louis Fisher - Political Science - 2000 - 220 pages
...out his orders. The Senate responded with a resolution of censure, claiming that Jackson had assumed "authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Outraged that the Senate would censure him on the basis of unspecified charges and without an opportunity...
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Checking Executive Power: Presidential Impeachment in Comparative Perspective

Midwest Political Association. Meeting, Midwest Political Association - Law - 2003 - 196 pages
...Jackson; three months later a reworded resolution was passed by the Senate, censuring Jackson for assuming "authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both."24 In response, Jackson protested to the Senate that he had been charged with what was, for all...
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The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

Julian E. Zelizer - Political Science - 2004 - 784 pages
...Jackson "in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." It passed, 26-20. Jackson replied with a long and angry protest, denying the right of the Senate, a...
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The Constitution in Congress: Democrats and Whigs, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - History - 2005 - 346 pages
...either Jackson or his Postmaster General of crime? The President was said to have "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both," 146 his subordinate to have borrowed money "without authority given by any law of Congress" and thus...
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The Constitution in Congress: Democrats and Whigs, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - History - 2005 - 346 pages
...either Jackson or his Postmaster General of crime? The President was said to have "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both,"146 his subordinate to have borrowed money "without authority given by any law of Congress" and...
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Challenges to the American Founding: Slavery, Historicism, and Progressivism ...

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - Law - 2005 - 304 pages
...President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both."117 The Senate was responding to Jackson's demand of his Treasury Department that it withdraw...
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The Causes of the Civil War: The Political, Cultural, Economic and ...

Paul Calore - History - 2014 - 308 pages
...funds, which at this point was "kept to the rear," but on Jackson's unlawful behavior for assuming "authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." At the end of his exhausting tirade, Clay introduced two startling resolutions, one rejecting Secretary...
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