Each question should be at least 250 – 300 words in length for each question. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.
1. According to Copeland, why do Presidents exercise veto power? What does he claim are the myths surrounding the presidential veto? Based on your understanding of the class material thus far, is the veto essential for maintaining a check on the Congress?
2. Based on your reading of Henkin’s article on the Iran-contra scandal, “The Constitution for its Third Century: Foreign Affairs,” do you agree that Congress should not have the ability to steer foreign affairs by withholding appropriations? Why or why not?