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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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The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 11-12

1865
..." in the late executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, the President had assumed a power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." This was almost too much for the temperament of General Jackson to bear. He drew up an angry protest...
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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 414 pages
...President, in the late executive proceeding 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 contemplated no action, and had no connection with legislation. It was not directed to anybody,...
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The Papers of Henry Clay: The Whig Leader, January 1, 1837-December 31,1843

Henry Clay - History
...the sort or magnitude requiring impeachment. "It simply affirmed that he had 'assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.' It imputed no criminal motives." Criticizes the friends of the president for introducing the constitutional...
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The Presidential Veto

Robert J. Spitzer - Political Science - 1988 - 181 pages
...President in the late executive proceeding 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." (Congressional Globe, March 28, 1834: 271) 5. Kent first proposed this amendment on December 24, 1833...
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A Necessary Fence--: The Senate's First Century

Government publications - 1989 - 79 pages
...President Jackson for his act of defiance. The Senate resolved that the president had "assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri dismissed this action as "a mere personal censure — having...
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Records, Volume 9

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1906
...moneys from the Bank of the United States, the Senate passed a resolution censuring him for assuming a power ' ' not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." Two years later, with an administration majority in the Senate, Benton's "expunging resolution" came...
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The Presidential Republic: Executive Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Gary L. Gregg - Law - 1997 - 241 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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Bureaucracy and Self-Government: Reconsidering the Role of Public ...

Brian J. Cook - Political Science - 1996 - 201 pages
...Andrew Jackson, in his removal of Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane, had assumed "upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both" (Richardson 1911, 3:69). On April 15, Jackson had sent to the Senate a message of protest, requesting...
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Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United States ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - Impeachments - 1998 - 406 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 Politics of Shared Power: Congress and the Executive

Louis Fisher - Political Science - 1998 - 309 pages
...instructions, rather than those of Congress. A Senate resolution of censure declared that Jackson had assumed "authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both." In a lengthy and impassioned defense, Jackson answered that the secretary of the treasury was "wholly...
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